October 21, 2017

A Security Guy’s Top 10 Container Ecosystem Milestones

Jan 2, 2017 1 1998

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 1307

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 1 809

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, ...

Trends that Will Shape the Container Ecosystem in 2017

Dec 22, 2016 0 1332

Baked-in Swarm. Docker on Windows. Red Hat’s OCID fork-that’s-not-a-fork. These were the big container stories of 2016. What does 2017 hold in store for the container ecosystem? Here are some predictions. Perhaps I should point out that ...

Software AG Containerizes Integration Server

Dec 21, 2016 0 2159

In a move that promises to make integration engines more portable than ever, Software AG has created an instance of its webMethods that can run as an image inside a Docker container. Armed with that capability, IT ...

Docker Inc. Gives Up containerd Control

Dec 14, 2016 0 810

As part of an effort to mollify critics while simultaneously engendering the development of a much broader Docker ecosystem, Docker Inc. today announced it is donating a core element of Docker Engine known as containerd to a ...

CoreOS Unveils ‘Self-Driving’ Kubernetes

Dec 12, 2016 1 1048

At a Tectonic Summit 2016 conference today CoreOS unveiled an implementation of the Kubernetes container orchestration software that it promises to update continuously. CoreOS CEO Alex Polvi says the “self-driving” implementation of Kubernetes, dubbed CoreOS Tectonic, will ...

Microsoft Advances Container Agenda

Nov 30, 2016 0 901

Microsoft has delivered a series of updates on its microservices strategy spanning everything from a managed Azure Container Service (ACS) to Azure Functions that drive a serverless instance of the Microsoft cloud platform. The company announced a ...

Now’s the Best Time for Container Adoption

Nov 29, 2016 3 1909

Enterprise software companies stand to benefit greatly from container technology, yet adoption has been slow. It’s understood that containers could help to speed the inevitable force of digital transformation, overcoming the challenges of developer productivity and application ...