May 24, 2017

Dell EMC Extends Container Alliance with Mesosphere

May 12, 2017 0 310

At the Dell EMC 2017 conference this week, Dell EMC expanded its relationship with Mesosphere as part of an effort to couple the transition to memory-intensive microservices that are driving IT organizations to upgrade their IT infrastructure. ...

Coming to Terms with Container Security

May 8, 2017 0 342

When it comes to emerging technologies of almost any kind, there’s a natural amount of fear and loathing involving IT security. In almost every case, security is cited as the No. 1 barrier to adoption. Regardless of ...

HPE Rises to Container Management Challenge

Apr 12, 2017 0 391

As containers rise in popularity, IT vendors are racing to develop management frameworks that will enable IT organizations to manage containers wherever they reside. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced that it will be one of the ...

The Docker Paradox: Containers Trade Simplicity for Agility

Apr 6, 2017 0 405

Docker containers make life easier. But they also make it more complicated. This is the Docker paradox. Here’s what it means. If you’re familiar with Docker, you likely already understand how it simplifies the lives of developers ...

The Money Question: Diamanti Discusses Containers, VMs and TCO

Apr 3, 2017 0 508

Docker containers are cool, they help you be agile and they consume resources more efficiently. That you know. But here’s the burning question: Will containers save you money? That’s what I recently asked Mark Balch of Diamanti. ...

Docker’s Big Differentiator from VMs: Density

Mar 15, 2017 0 679

What makes Docker containers so popular and more attractive in some cases than virtual machines? The answer is density. Here’s what it means and why it matters. In the context of computing, density refers to the number ...

Imagining the Post-Docker Next Big Thing

Jan 27, 2017 1 982

Docker containers have transformed from a niche technology to mainstream. That begs the question: What will be the next major innovation in the container and microservices world? From its humble beginnings in 2013, Docker has established a ...

Why Some People Want to Boycott Docker

Dec 19, 2016 2 1682

Docker may be wildly popular with many developers. But not everyone loves Docker, as the Boycott Docker initiative shows. Boycott Docker is a bare-bones website designed to argue against Docker adoption. It criticizes Docker containers on a ...