December 15, 2017

Chef Extends Alliance with AWS to Containers

Nov 22, 2017 0 268

Amazon Web Services (AWS) makes available a managed instance of the IT automation framework from Chef to simplify DevOps management. Now the two companies have now extended that alliance to include integration between Chef’s Habitat Builder tool ...

Capital One Gets Into Container Orchestration Platform Game

Nov 21, 2017 0 279

There’s no shortage of container orchestration platforms these days, but most of them don’t go beyond managing the containers themselves. Capital One Financial Corp., however, is offering its own orchestration platform the company says makes it easier ...

CNCF Launches Kubernetes Certification to Increase Interoperability

Nov 20, 2017 0 279

Giving containerized app developers standard APIs and protocols is easy enough. How do you actually ensure they follow them? That’s the question the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) aims to answer through a new Kubernetes certification program. ...

With Balena, Resin.io Makes IoT Case for Containers

Nov 17, 2017 0 261

While there’s a lot of interest internet of things (IoT) projects, there’s not much consensus when it comes to the best way to go about building these applications. The types and classes of processors and operating systems ...

Red Hat Extends Services Reach of Container Platform

Nov 16, 2017 0 578

Red Hat this week extended the reach of the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform by adding an OpenShift Template Broker, which  makes it easier to discover any service created using templates that Red Hat includes to simplify ...

Blockchain and Containers: More in Common than You Think

Nov 15, 2017 0 405

Blockchain technology and containers may not seem to have much in common. At a conceptual level, however, they do. Here’s what the two have to do with each other. Blockchain refers to a type of database architecture ...

CNCF Delivers Robust Prometheus Container Monitoring

Nov 10, 2017 0 280

While every IT administrator intuitively accepts the idea that monitoring adds the value, the cost of instrumenting and monitoring every application has proven to be prohibitive. As a result, only a small percentage of applications running in ...

Is Kubernetes Now Bigger Than Docker?

Nov 8, 2017 0 996

Docker made containers famous. That can be easy to forget, however, because Kubernetes has now become the talk of the town—which is a big change from a few years ago, when Docker dominated the conversation. Docker certainly ...

Anchore Extends Container Monitoring Reach

Nov 7, 2017 0 244

As IT organizations employ Docker containers to drive hybrid cloud computing deployments, there’s an increased need for monitoring tools that can track how containers are being employed both in the cloud and on-premises. To enable IT organizations ...

How Microsoft is Revamping its Docker Container Strategy

Nov 3, 2017 1 665

The future of profitability in the container market lies in Kubernetes hosting. That, at least, seems to be the new stance from Microsoft, whose container market strategy has evolved significantly over the past year. To understand just ...