August 16, 2017

Docker is Feature-Complete, But it Could Offer Even More

Jul 28, 2017 0 264

Is Docker feature-complete? In other words, has the Docker platform gained all the functionality that its users require to be fully productive and secure when deploying containers? The short answer is yes—but there are more features Docker ...

Microsoft Automates Container Deployments on Azure

Jul 27, 2017 0 273

Microsoft this week moved to make it much easier to spin up instances of containers on a Microsoft Azure Cloud and be billed for on a per-second basis. Corey Sanders, director of compute for Azure, says Azure ...

Aqua Security Rises to PCI DSS Challenge for Containers

Jul 26, 2017 0 249

Containers present many unique compliance challenges in terms of both visibility and the rate at which containers come and go in a production environment. To help address that issue, Aqua Security is working with the PCI Security ...

Container Security: Who’s Doing It and How It Will Evolve

Jul 25, 2017 2 450

As Docker has grown in popularity, so has the number of container security platforms available to help harden Docker environments against attack. Here’s an overview of the container security landscape today and how it is likely to ...

StackRox Unveils Security Platform for Containers

Jul 21, 2017 0 341

An IT security platform specifically designed for container environments was unveiled this week by StackRox. Wei Lien Dang, vice president of product for StackRox, says existing IT security platforms don’t provide any protection for containers or the ...

OCI Specification Gets Ratified

Jul 19, 2017 0 199

With the ratification of an Open Container Initiative 1.0 (OCI) specification announced today by The Linux Foundation, IT organizations now should have greater confidence in the fact that container images will be portable across multiple classes of ...

Why Docker Won’t Kill Virtual Machines

Jul 19, 2017 0 424

Conventional wisdom posits that Docker containers are killing virtual machines. That’s an overstatement. VMware, KVM and other virtual machine platforms still have bright futures. Here’s why. There’s no doubt that Docker’s debut in 2013 changed the game ...

The State of the Container Monitoring and APM Market

Jul 17, 2017 1 345

Once upon a time, monitoring Docker containers was a tough job because few tools were good at container monitoring. That has now changed. The list of container-native monitoring tools has grown to meet the needs of organizations ...

Why Did Docker Triumph Over Other Platforms?

Jul 12, 2017 0 486

Today, Docker is virtually synonymous with containers in the minds of many people. That’s because Docker has established a huge lead over alternative container platforms such as LXC and OpenVZ. Why? Keep reading for some insight. If ...