Docker is a tidal wave: Ride it or drown

Docker is a tidal wave: Ride it or drown

Docker is to containers what Kleenex is to facial tissue, Coca Cola is to soda, and QTips is to cotton swabs—the brand is essentially synonymous with its underlying product. The meteoric rise ...
Container no-brainer? Tectonic combines CoreOS stack & Kubernetes for the enterprise

Container no-brainer? Tectonic combines CoreOS stack & Kubernetes for the enterprise

Enterprises interested in leveraging Google-esque infrastructure with containers may be interested in Tectonic, “the commercial Kubernetes platform” that combines the CoreOS open-source stack with Kubernetes so that the enterprise can run containers much ...
| | coreos, kubernetes
Containers: Passing fad or tech nirvana?

Containers: Passing fad or tech nirvana?

Linux containers are hot right now in software development. But are they just a passing fad or something more substantial? I’m reminded of a childhood experience that might help make the answer ...
VMware’s Project Bonneville streamlines Docker container workflow

VMware’s Project Bonneville streamlines Docker container workflow

Earlier this week VMware shared news about Project Bonneville at DockerCon. Project Bonneville is a native container solution developed for VMware’s hypervisor to integrate Docker containers more tightly in the virtual infrastructure ...
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Did Docker grow so big it forgot its original vision?

Did Docker grow so big it forgot its original vision?

Docker went quickly from obscurity to ubiquity. A couple years ago the company didn’t exist and now it’s established as the de facto standard for container technologies—integrated in almost every platform and ...
Four ways containers threaten VMware's 10 year dominance

Four ways containers threaten VMware’s 10 year dominance

Can containers threaten VMware’s beachhead? Yes. Combined with an exploding ecosystem, they address the top use-cases and add something additional. I started working with VMware during its first ESX beta (nearly 15 ...
Puppet Labs talks Docker and Containerization

Puppet Labs talks Docker and Containerization

Last week Puppet Labs released a new version of Puppet Enterprise that brought forward a number of new features, including those to Puppet Node manager that helps automate the provisioning of infrastructure ...
| | docker, puppet
Linux Containers & Security Implications

Linux Containers & Security Implications

Does the word “container” intimate containment, suggesting that containers are inherently secure? If it does, any such assumption of security may be the broadest Docker vulnerability to date. “One of the biggest ...
Microsoft partners with Docker to bring containers to Windows Server

Microsoft partners with Docker to bring containers to Windows Server

Docker has taken the DevOps world by storm, and that has caught the attention of Microsoft. Now, Microsoft and Docker are teaming up to bring native support for the container technology to ...
Why We Build in Docker Containers

Why We Build in Docker Containers

We are using Docker as a virtualization technology for our continuous delivery/deployment pipelines, in Rultor.com. We experimented with other technologies and Docker’s approach proved to be the best fit for our needs ...
| | containers, docker, rultor