5 Bad Reasons to Use Containers

5 Bad Reasons to Use Containers

Containers, Docker and Kubernetes are all great things. But they’re not the right fit for all situations. Here are five bad reasons for migrating workloads to containers. For the purposes of this ...
Are Containers Killing the Operating System?

Are Containers Killing the Operating System?

The operating system was once the most important part of your software stack. In today’s containerized world, however, operating systems are dead—well, almost. Let me explain. Traditionally, when production environments ran on ...
Orchestrating Kubernetes on Bare Metal

Orchestrating Kubernetes on Bare Metal

Linux container technology permits the subdivision of compute resources in ways similar to virtualization, but without the overhead of managing separate copies of the operating system in each instance/container. To maximize this ...
Which OS Is Best for Docker? Here's How to Decide

Which OS Is Best for Docker? Here’s How to Decide

What’s the best operating system for hosting Docker containers? That’s a loaded question. Here’s a guide to answering it. The question is loaded because, well, people tend to have strong opinions about ...
Four ways containers threaten VMware's 10 year dominance

Four ways containers threaten VMware’s 10 year dominance

Can containers threaten VMware’s beachhead? Yes. Combined with an exploding ecosystem, they address the top use-cases and add something additional. I started working with VMware during its first ESX beta (nearly 15 ...