August 20, 2017

Linux Containers & Security Implications

Jun 5, 2015 1 1922

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 threats I see with Docker ...

Why We Build in Docker Containers

Jun 5, 2015 2 2214

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. Docker is a command line tool ...

Docker tinkers with Docker Hub for performance improvements

Jun 5, 2015 0 1357

Docker’s strengthening its infrastructure components to accommodate the volume of use and wide range of use cases that inevitably crop up from such hockey-stick growth. The latest improvements come by way of refinements made to Docker Hub ...

A Simple Service Discovery Solution for Docker

Jun 5, 2015 0 1744

The ambassador pattern is an approach for multi-host Docker application deployment. It helps containers on different hosts to discover each other and communicate. Despite of the variants, the idea can be illustrated as the following: (web) –link–> (web ...

Panamax, Docker management for humans

Jun 5, 2015 0 1673

Panamax, a new open source tool from CenturyLink brings the promise of building complex Docker based environments like a child using Legos. The tool is a management interface for managing and building multiple Docker environments. You can ...

Gartner gives Docker security an ambivalent thumbs up

Jun 5, 2015 0 1649

As organizations continue to evaluate wider spread use of containerization to enable continuous deployment, security concerns around the wildly popular Docker keep popping up. Last week, an analyst with Gartner published a report that gave Docker security ...

Native support for Docker apps coming soon to Parallels

Jun 5, 2015 0 1437

When I think of Parallels, the first thing that comes to mind is virtual machines. I have used Parallels for years as a means of running a virtualized instance of a Windows operating system from within Mac ...

Shooting a Rocket Over Docker’s Bow

Jun 5, 2015 0 1585

As momentum continues to build for the Docker containerization platform, some of the open source project’s biggest contributors argue that it has lost its way. Priorities have shifted at Docker from the ideal of building a standard ...