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Stateful Container Apps Represent Next Big IT Challenge

Aug 1, 2016 0 1874

Containers are all the rage these days, but not every type of application lends itself to containers. In fact, most container applications in use today are stateless. In contrast, stateful applications, which typically require a database, are ...

Persistent Data Storage Options for Containers

Jul 12, 2016 1 1814

From Docker Data Volumes to CoreOS Torus to Gluster on OpenShift, the persistent storage options for containerized infrastructure are finally maturing. Wondering what they look like and which storage solution would work best for you? Keep reading ...

Red Hat Sets OpenShift Tops for Containers

Jul 1, 2016 0 953

Given the fact that many new application development projects in the enterprise make use of containers, providers of the platform those applications are built and deployed on are anxious to show their container mettle. At the Red ...

Container Drawbacks: When Not to Use Docker

Jun 30, 2016 0 5420

Containers from Docker and other vendors are trending pretty spectacularly right now. But they’re not a perfect solution for every type of infrastructure challenge. Like any other technology, they have their drawbacks. Here’s a look at times ...

Red Hat Aims to Reduce Docker Tools Reliance

Jun 20, 2016 0 749

While developers clearly love the flexibility that containers enable, there’s no question containers introduce complexity to IT operations. Not only are there more microservices to track, but also containers such as Docker tend to introduce new management ...

Red Hat Optimizes Ansible Docker Support

Jun 6, 2016 0 1898

With thousands of containers soon to descend on enterprise IT systems everywhere, most IT organizations will have little choice when it comes to relying more on IT automation frameworks. To enable higher levels of IT automation to ...

Containers can cut costs and improve flexibility

Dec 1, 2015 0 1162

Containerization is part of the move to mode 2 computing, says Colin McCabe, director of consulting and training at Red Hat. It is being used not only for new applications being developed, but also for deploying packaged ...

Nine must read container blog posts

Jul 8, 2015 0 2483

Don’t be afraid to admit it. If you are like many folks, even in IT, you may have heard about containers, Docker and the like, but you aren’t 100% up to speed on them. What are its ...