Cumulus Networks Takes on Container Networking Challenge

As containers proliferate across the enterprise, a case is now being made for moving more networking functions on to the host where those containers reside. As such, Cumulus Networks has created the Cumulus Host Pack that enables IT organizations to deploy a Linux-based network operating system on the same host

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The State of the Container Monitoring and APM Market

Once upon a time, monitoring Docker containers was a tough job because few tools were good at container monitoring. That has now changed. The list of container-native monitoring tools has grown to meet the needs of organizations that have adopted Docker or other container platforms. If you take a look

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Tigera Promises “Policy-Based” Layer 3 Networking for Containers, Cloud

Revamping container networking is the goal of a startup called Tigera, which launched a few days ago with the promise of delivering policy-based networking through a new platform called Canal. Well, actually, Canal is not entirely new. It’s built on the foundations of two existing open source networking tools, CoreOS’s

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ThousandEyes Integrates Docker Containers and Network Monitoring

Network monitoring company ThousandEyes has become the latest vendor to integrate Docker containers into a commercial product. This week, the company announced that one of its monitoring tools, Enterprise Agents, can now run inside Docker containers for simplified deployment. Enterprise Agents are ThousandEyes’s solution for collecting information about network performance.

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Hyper-V Containers combine virtualization with containerization

Containers are all the rage these days. You’re just not cool if you’re not using Docker or some other container technology to build and deploy your IT infrastructure. Traditional containers, however, lack sufficient security for some industries and companies, so Microsoft developed Hyper-V Containers. Container platforms like Docker and Rocket

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Containers Are Designed For an Antiquated Application Architecture

In his most recent GigaOm article, “We’re finally headed towards autonomous, self-migrating containers for cloud-application automation“, David Linthicum discusses the value that containers, such as Docker and CoreOS Rocket, are bringing to DevOps and cloud systems management. For the record nothing Dave states in the article is incorrect with regard

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