May 27, 2018

When Not to Use a Container Orchestrator

May 25, 2018 0 52

Everyone likes to talk about Kubernetes, the container orchestrator. We spend less time, however, discussing whether there is a reason to use Kubernetes or another orchestrator in the first place for a given workload. That’s too bad, ...

Intel, Portworx Collaborate on Platform Architectures for Containers

May 24, 2018 0 56

As more containers head into production environments, interest in reference architectures for creating the IT infrastructure on which those containers will be deployed is starting to build. Intel has been working with Portworx, a provider of software that ...

AWS Fargate: What It Is, and Why It Matters

May 23, 2018 0 83

Late last year, Amazon Web Services (AWS) quietly launched Fargate, a new cloud-based container service. What does Fargate do, and is it right for your containers? Let’s take a look. To date, Fargate has received surprisingly little ...

Red Hat Extends Operators Ecosystem for Kubernetes

May 22, 2018 0 111

The number of independent software vendors (ISVs) that have embraced the Kubernetes Operator Framework for managing applications deployed on top of Kubernetes clusters is growing dramatically. Red Hat, which assumed primary responsibility for the ongoing development of ...

MarkLogic Encapsulates Document Database on Docker Containers

May 21, 2018 0 118

MarkLogic has become the latest provider of a database that can be encapsulated into Docker containers. Version 9.0-5 of the company’s namesake document database can now be deployed via Docker containers running a production environment, says Jim ...

Rackspace Adds Managed Kubernetes Service

May 18, 2018 0 138

Rackspace this week unfurled an ambitious effort to manage instances of Kubernetes clusters wherever they are deployed through a managed Kubernetes service. Scott Crenshaw, executive vice president and general manager for private clouds at Rackspace, says the ...

Micro Focus Bets on Containers to Transform IT Management

May 17, 2018 0 162

Micro Focus has extended an effort to transform IT management using Docker containers and Kubernetes clusters to make IT management software available as microservices that can easily be deployed anywhere. Roy Ritthaler, vice president of product marketing ...

Kontena Touts Kubernetes Platform’s User-Friendliness

May 16, 2018 0 149

It is safe to assume most organizations, whether they want to test Kubernetes or scale existing clusters for major deployments, seek a distribution that offers high-powered features and is easy to install and use. Finland-based Kontena says ...

Tigera Extends Container Security Reach

May 15, 2018 0 161

Tigera has extended its ability to apply security policies across multiple clusters inside and out of the cloud as part of an ongoing effort to provide an alternative to firewalls for securing containerized applications. Company CEO Ratan ...

LogiGear Takes on Container Testing Challenge

May 14, 2018 0 179

LogiGear hopes to make it easier to test applications built using Docker containers by embedding the runtime for testing those applications in the same container. Company CTO Hans Buwalda says TestArchitect for Docker Image simplifies continuous testing ...