August 22, 2017

The State of the Container Monitoring and APM Market

Jul 17, 2017 1 355

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 ...

Are Containers the Key to DevSecOps?

May 10, 2017 0 589

How are containers changing DevOps? By enabling DevSecOps. That, at least, is the message from Aqua Security, which is pushing the thesis that containers are the key to achieving automated, predictable security operations. DevSecOps is an extension ...

HPE Commits to Mesosphere

Feb 23, 2017 0 939

When it comes to container technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has been considerably more aggressive than any other major vendor in terms of bundling third-party platforms with its IT infrastructure offering. After striking an alliance with Docker ...

What Do Containers Have to Do with DevOps, Anyway?

Jan 11, 2017 0 3214

You’ve heard about containers. You’ve heard about DevOps. But do you know what DevOps and containers have to do with each other? If not, this post is for you. Containers and DevOps often are part of the ...

A Quick Guide to Docker Terminology

Dec 12, 2016 0 1056

New to Docker and wondering what the different terms in the container ecosystem mean? Keep reading for a primer on Docker terminology. Docker terminology may not be as confusing as, say, words related to AWS, which loves ...

How Docker Containers Help End Users

Nov 3, 2016 0 1124

Most discussion of Docker’s advantages centers on how containers help developers and admins. But what about end users, the people who use containerized applications? Docker is beneficial to them, too, in many key ways. Docker was created ...

Got Bugs? Use Snapshots to Speed Dev, Testing

Jul 29, 2016 0 1098

Software development is far more streamlined today than it ever has been. Sites such as GitHub, continuous integration and delivery processes (CI/CD) and technologies such as containers have sped up the development process by orders of magnitude. ...

Apcera Aims to Drive Containers to Production

Jul 15, 2016 0 1265

Most IT organizations are only too happy to see developers embrace containers to be more efficient when building applications. But deploying them in a production environment often is a wholly different matter. One of the first platforms ...

Container Drawbacks: When Not to Use Docker

Jun 30, 2016 0 6118

Containers from Docker and other vendors are trending pretty spectacularly right now. But they’re not a perfect solution for every type of infrastructure challenge. Like any other technology, they have their drawbacks. Here’s a look at times ...