June 23, 2018

When Not to Use a Container Orchestrator

May 25, 2018 0 391

Everyone likes to talk about Kubernetes, the container orchestrator. We spend less time, however, discussing whether there is a reason to use Kubernetes or another orchestrator in the first place for a given workload. That’s too bad, ...

Kubernetes’ Big Triumph of 2017: Killing Docker

Dec 19, 2017 1 1381

What was the biggest change of 2017 in the world of containers? Without a doubt, it was Kubernetes’s rise to dominance. At the start of 2017, Kubernetes was just an orchestrator. It was one of several open ...

CNCF Launches Kubernetes Certification to Increase Interoperability

Nov 20, 2017 0 628

Giving containerized app developers standard APIs and protocols is easy enough. How do you actually ensure they follow them? That’s the question the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) aims to answer through a new Kubernetes certification program. ...

How Many CaaS Platforms Support Swarm? Not Many

Sep 18, 2017 1 737

If you want to use Docker Swarm mode to orchestrate containers, finding a container environment that supports Swarm can be tough. That begs the question: Is the future looking dim for Docker Swarm? Swarm, of course, is ...