Explaining Kubernetes' Popularity

Explaining Kubernetes’ Popularity: It’s the Community, Not the Technology

Everyone everywhere is excited about Kubernetes. The big question is, Why are people are talking so much more about Kubernetes than other container orchestrators? Is Kubernetes functionally superior to other container orchestrators? ...
SUSE Melds Kubernetes and Cloud Foundry

SUSE Melds Kubernetes and Cloud Foundry Further

At the SUSECON 2019 conference this week, SUSE announced that it has advanced its effort to unify the Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environment with Kubernetes by adding support for Project Eirini in ...
Linux and Windows Containers

The Differences Between Linux and Windows Containers

Docker’s popularity has been driven in large part by its promise of letting admins build an application once and then deploy it anywhere. But this promise can be misleading when you are ...
MapR Embraces Kubernetes for Big Data

MapR Embraces Kubernetes for Big Data

MapR Technologies announced it has integrated its distribution of the open source Apache Spark framework and the Drill query engine platform with Kubernetes. Suzy Visvanathan, senior director for product management at MapR, ...
Preparing for a Move to Microservices

Preparing for a Move to Microservices

If your company is like most, homespun software applications permeate the organization. And chances are, the majority of these applications are running on outdated architecture. But don’t dismay: Re-architecting those applications on ...
High-Level History of the Container Ecosystem

A High-Level History of the Container Ecosystem, 2013-2019

Docker recently turned 6 years old. That makes this a fitting time to step back and think about how the conversation surrounding Docker has evolved over those years. My goal in this ...
Kubernetes End of DIY Era

Kubernetes: The End of the DIY Era?

Is Kubernetes too much of a good thing? In the world of cloud technologies, working in open source generally means you have more and better choices. If your code is built on ...
The State of Container Security

The State of Container Security

To deploy containers in production today, you need to secure them. A growing list of companies want to help you do that. Here’s an overview of the major commercial offerings that cater ...
Containers vs. Unikernels

Containers vs. Unikernels: An Apples-to-Oranges Comparison

I was asked recently to write a containers-versus-unikernels article, and I said, “Sure, but it won’t be the article you think it is because I share Per Buer’s sentiment that unikernels are ...
Containers Are Weakest Security Leak

Report: Containers Are Weakest Security Link Again

For a second year in a row, a survey of 1,200 IT security decision-makers conducted by the research firm CyberEdge Group finds that, in terms of attack surfaces that organizations feel they ...