August 23, 2017

Red Hat Extends Microsoft Alliance into Container Realm

Aug 23, 2017 0 46

Looking to extend an existing hybrid cloud computing alliance into the realm of containers, Red Hat and Microsoft this week announced integration between instances of Windows servers hosting containers and the Red Hat OpenShift platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environment. ...

Managed Kubernetes: Worth a Look?

Aug 22, 2017 0 76

Managed Kubernetes (or Kubernetes as a service) offerings are cropping up all around the container ecosystem. Should you use a managed version? Here’s a list of Kubernetes-as-a-service pros and cons. Kubernetes, of course, is the container orchestration ...

Twistlock Looks to Secure Serverless Computing

Aug 21, 2017 0 128

As an early pioneer in the development of a security framework optimized for containers, Twistlock has been at the forefront of securing emerging technology platforms. Now the company is extending that security framework to support serverless computing ...

CoreOS Deploys Latest Tectonic Kubernetes on Azure Cloud

Aug 18, 2017 0 140

As part of a previously announced hybrid cloud computing strategy based on Kubernetes, CoreOS announced this week it is adding support for deploying its curated Tectonic instance of Kubernetes on the Microsoft Azure cloud. In addition, CoreOS ...

Docker Extends CaaS Reach to Mainframes

Aug 17, 2017 0 320

A potential to fulfill how IT is managed across multiple computing platforms is now being realized via an update to Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) announced by Docker Inc. David Messina, chief marketing officer for Docker Inc., says ...

Identifying Security Weak Points in a Docker Environment

Aug 16, 2017 0 196

As Docker adoption increases, so does visibility into Docker containers’ security weaknesses. Here’s an overview of the types of security and privacy vulnerabilities that have been discovered in Docker containers so far. Docker environments are complicated, more ...

For Portability, VMs Still Beat Docker Containers

Aug 15, 2017 0 311

Docker containers have many advantages. Arguably, portability is not one of them. Here’s why containers are less portable than virtual machines. Defining Portability Portability means the ability to move an application—in other words, port it—from one host ...

AWS Wants More Influence Over Container Standards

Aug 14, 2017 0 288

As the largest public cloud service in use, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is clearly home to more containers than just about anywhere else in IT. But AWS has always been a little skittish about containers. After all, ...

Red Hat Previews OpenShift Container Platform Additions

Aug 11, 2017 0 204

An update to the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform made available this week includes a technology preview of service broker and service catalog technology originally developed by the Cloud Foundry Foundation. Also included are previews support for ...

CNCF, Packet Partner to Host Microservices on Bare Metal

Aug 10, 2017 0 234

One of the reasons public clouds are so popular with developers is that they allows developers to experiment easily. Developers can work on an application without having to engage an internal IT organization to provision hardware. But ...