August 16, 2017

CloudPassage Promises to Secure Container Environments

Aug 8, 2017 0 158

The primary challenge with container security is that IT organizations need to address this issue at the image, container and host levels. CloudPassage has announced that it plans to do just that via a single integrated Project ...

Qualys Extends Monitoring Reach to Docker Containers

Jun 12, 2017 0 449

At a Gartner Security and Risk Management conference today, Qualys announced it has extended its continuous monitoring service to support Docker containers. Qualys developed a container sensor that can be distributed as a Docker image to make ...

What is a Container Orchestrator, Anyway?

May 29, 2017 1 800

Container orchestration has become a hot topic following Docker’s ascent. There are lots of orchestrators out there, and people tend to have strong opinions about which one is best. But in this post, I’d like to step ...

How Kubernetes is Eating the Container World

Mar 27, 2017 1 1233

Is Kubernetes eating the container world? Not quite, but it’s close—and its success comes at the expense of Docker Swarm. The recent news that IBM has added a managed Kubernetes service to the Bluemix cloud is only ...

Mesosphere Extends Data Services Reach

Mar 16, 2017 2 779

As critical as container orchestration itself might be, most IT organizations view that capability as the means to a larger end. To drive that point home even further, Mesosphere this week has released an update to its ...

A Security Guy’s Top 10 Container Ecosystem Milestones

Jan 2, 2017 1 1800

2016 was a big year for the virtual container space, and 2017 looks even more promising. The industry saw tremendous growth and continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Containers, being still relatively new, present challenges in ...

ClusterHQ Folds, Flocker Lives On

Dec 23, 2016 1 1132

Persistent storage for containers has improved to the point that one of the first companies to offer containerized storage has now folded. That’s the takeaway from the announcement this week that ClusterHQ has gone out of business. ...

TIBCO Software Deploys Mashery as Container

Dec 23, 2016 1 710

API management originally gained popularity mainly as a cloud service that used to provide some command and control over how data was shared between web applications within the context of a larger “API Economy.” Before too long, ...