December 15, 2017

How Kubernetes is Eating the Container World

Mar 27, 2017 1 1535

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 2 948

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 2113

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 1491

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 1 879

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 1465

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 2342

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 0 868

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 ...