Launched in 2015, Container Journal’s mission is to become an indispensable resource for education and information around container related computing, education and community building. Our mission is to cover all aspects of containers—philosophy, tools, business impact, best practices and more.

Container Journal is operated by MediaOps, Inc., the people behind DevOps.com, DevOpsConnect and DevOpsDozen.com.

Our site is the largest collection of original content related solely to Containers on the web and one of the top results for Containers-related search terms. Our content includes in-depth features, bylined articles, blog posts and breaking news about the topics that resonate with IT readers interested in Containers: Linux, Paas, Docker,  Kubernetes, CoreOS, virtualization and more.

ContainerJournal.com is led by experienced journalists and technologists who understand both Containers and how to create compelling, informative content. The team behind ContainerJournal.com has real-world experience in technology, cloud, online media, Containers, IT and startups. The Container Journal management team and board of advisors is made up of world-class talent, including:

Management Team

alansmall Alan Shimel, Founder and Editor-in-Chief
Parker-Yates Parker Yates, Chief Revenue Officer
Saleem Padani, Chief Operating Officer
Deborah Schalm, Director of Customer Engagement & Marketing


Editorial Leadership

alansmallAlan Shimel, Founder and Editor-In-Chief,

An often-cited personality in the security and technology community and a sought-after speaker at industry and government events, Alan has helped build several successful technology companies by combining a strong business background with a deep knowledge of technology.


Charlene O’Hanlon, Managing Editor,

Charlene O’Hanlon is managing editor at MediaOps. She is an award-winning journalist serving the technology sector for 20 years as content director, executive editor and managing editor for numerous technology-focused sites including DevOps.com, CRN, The VAR Guy, ACM Queue and Channel Partners. She is also a frequent speaker at industry events and conferences.


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