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Mendix Embraces Multi-Faceted Approach to Containers

Nov 28, 2016 0 1373

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 a leading proponent of this ...

Testing LXD, Canonical’s Container Hypervisor for Linux

Nov 17, 2016 4 2128

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 found. By “pure-container hypervisor,” Canonical ...

SUSE Launches MicroOS CaaS Offering

Nov 16, 2016 0 1958

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 Server (SLES) 12. SUSE has ...

Red Hat Advances Container Strategy

Oct 5, 2016 0 1314

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 to the Red Hat OpenShift ...

Diamanti Adds MemSQL to Infrastructure Platform

Sep 12, 2016 0 907

One of the assumption most IT vendors make today is that containers mainly will be deployed using the same IT infrastructure that historically has been used to support virtual machines. But for a few months now Diamanti ...

Container Security Needs to Be Easy

Sep 8, 2016 0 2690

We are all familiar by now with the promised benefits of deploying applications with Docker containers. These include: Significant scalability and agility improvements, Predictable performance and resource isolation, and Application portability and rapid deployment. However, as more ...

Citrix Offers ADC Technology as a Free Container

Sep 7, 2016 0 1188

With developers increasingly calling the shots when it comes to what IT infrastructure will be used to support container applications, some IT infrastructure vendors are now going out of their way to expose developers to their technologies ...

Microsoft Unveils Docker Container Monitoring Solution

Sep 5, 2016 0 2156

Microsoft has unveiled OMS Docker Container monitoring, signaling the company’s interest in delving deeper into the open-source container space. OMS Docker Container monitoring, which Microsoft announced during LinuxCon, is part of the company’s Operations Management Suite (OMS) series ...

Container Security: Why Bother?

Aug 31, 2016 0 1899

Are containers secure? Probably not. But knowing each approach’s strengths and risks—and available options—could help ease adoption. Such a decision requires two primary considerations: Containers do not provide the same level of isolation between apps running on ...