Docker Inc. Gives Up containerd Control

Docker Inc. Gives Up containerd Control

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 ...
Docker Inc. vs. Docker the FOSS Project: Why the Difference Matters

Docker Inc. vs. Docker the FOSS Project: Why the Difference Matters

If there’s one thing that makes Docker special today, it’s that the name of the project is the same as the name of the company. That’s a rare phenomenon in the open-source ...
CoreOS Unveils 'Self-Driving' Kubernetes

CoreOS Unveils ‘Self-Driving’ Kubernetes

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 ...
Microsoft Advances Container Agenda

Microsoft Advances Container Agenda

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 ...
Now's the Best Time for Container Adoption

Now’s the Best Time for Container Adoption

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 ...
Mendix Embraces Multi-Faceted Approach to Containers

Mendix Embraces Multi-Faceted Approach to Containers

For some time now, a fair amount of momentum has been building around low-code approaches to building applications that both professional developers and gifted users could embrace as so-called “citizen developers.” As ...
Testing LXD, Canonical's Container Hypervisor for Linux

Testing LXD, Canonical’s Container Hypervisor for Linux

Canonical is betting that LXD, which it calls the “pure-container hypervisor,” can beat VMware, KVM and other traditional hypervisors. To see for myself, I recently gave it a whirl. Here’s what I ...
SUSE Launches MicroOS CaaS Offering

SUSE Launches MicroOS CaaS Offering

SUSE, the enterprise Linux company, is the latest vendor to get into the containers-as-a-service (CaaS) game. The company announced a CaaS platform built around MicroOS, a new variant of SUSE Linux Enterprise ...
Red Hat Advances Container Strategy

Red Hat Advances Container Strategy

Aiming to bolster its case for deploying containers on a platform that is already widely used to support multiple type of application workloads in the enterprise, Red Hat has released an update ...
Red Hat's OCID is a Docker Alternative, But Not a Fork

Red Hat’s OCID is a Docker Alternative, But Not a Fork

Is Red Hat’s new OCID project a fork of Docker? Unless you have an unorthodox definition of software fork, the answer is no. Recently, Red Hat announced it was backing the launch ...