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Is Being Open Source Docker’s Killer Feature?

Oct 26, 2016 0 688

What’s driving Docker’s popularity? There are lots of obvious factors. But here’s one that receives less attention: Docker is free and open source. Here’s why that matters more than people may realize. If you’re familiar with Docker, you ...

Should Docker Standardize? Lessons of Other Projects

Sep 21, 2016 0 1179

Much has been written lately about Docker and standardization. What does Docker have to gain or lose by adopting an open container specification such as the ones from the OCI? Keep reading for some lessons from similar ...

Forking Docker: The New Open-Source Culture

Sep 16, 2016 0 1344

Has Docker become too powerful for its own good? That’s what some representatives of the Docker community are implying as they lament the lack of container standardization and raise the prospect of a Docker fork. A recent ...

Microsoft Unveils Docker Container Monitoring Solution

Sep 5, 2016 0 1937

Microsoft has unveiled OMS Docker Container monitoring, signaling the company’s interest in delving deeper into the open-source container space. OMS Docker Container monitoring, which Microsoft announced during LinuxCon, is part of the company’s Operations Management Suite (OMS) series ...

VMware Ties Kubernetes to Integrated OpenStack

Aug 26, 2016 1 1398

As part of a broader effort to make sure that VMware virtual machines are employed within an OpenStack environment, VMware this week at an OpenStack East conference demonstrated how an open source Kargo tool can be used ...

LXD and Canonical’s Container Game Plan

Aug 9, 2016 0 1092

LXD, Canonical‘s “machine container” platform, has been out now for a few months. What does the open-source company plan to do with LXD and how does it relate to Docker and other container systems? Here’s what Canonical ...

Mirantis to Deploy Fuel for OpenStack on Kubernetes

Jul 26, 2016 1 1903

As part of a previously announced alliance with Intel and Google that will result in the OpenStack cloud computing framework being deployed on top of Kubernetes, Mirantis today revealed that the open-source Fuel tool for deploying and ...

Cisco Outlines Container Ambitions at OpenStack Summit

May 3, 2016 1 1085

At the OpenStack Summit Austin 2015 conference this week Cisco made a significant effort to establish a reputation leading development of open source technologies that will prove crucial to containers. Specifically, Cisco touted its work in creating ...

The Cost of Containers

Dec 1, 2015 0 945

  Here are some other ROELBOB’s you might like   A Unit Testing Dillema  The Pink Slip Another Pink Slip   Hot off the Press – Other great Container Journal content Containers can cut costs and give ...

CenturyLink open sources its own Docker dog food

Jul 24, 2015 0 3749

There are many companies that are parasites on the open source community. They take, take, take but don’t give anything back to the open source community in spite of their protests that they “are big supporters of ...