August 20, 2017

Why Did Docker Triumph Over Other Platforms?

Jul 12, 2017 0 494

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 ...

Shippable Uses Containers to Marry DevOps, Private Clouds

Jul 11, 2017 0 262

One of the downstream benefits of embracing Docker containers is that it makes it much easier to implement a private cloud as an extension of a public cloud. Containerized applications that might be built on a public ...

Containers vs. Legacy Infrastructure: What Containers Do Differently

Jul 10, 2017 0 547

When people discuss containers, they tend to compare them to “legacy” or “traditional” solutions without defining what those words actually mean. Let’s take a look at how containers compare to alternative technologies and what makes containers different. ...

Using Google Trends to Chart Docker’s Rise to Fame

Jul 6, 2017 0 444

There’s no question that Docker containers have become extremely popular in a short period of time. But just how quickly has Docker risen to fame? That’s an interesting question to ponder—and one that Google Trends can help ...

Oracle Addresses Container Issues for IT Operations

Jul 5, 2017 0 448

As part of an effort to raise its profile in the container community, Oracle has made available three open-source utilities intended to meet the needs of IT operations teams rather than individual developers. The utilities include Smith, ...

AppDynamics Delves Deeper into Container Performance

Jun 29, 2017 0 379

One of the primary reasons why many IT operations teams have tried to limit usage of Docker containers in a production environment is lack of visibility. Most IT organizations today rely on tooling that doesn’t support containers ...

Wrangling Containers in Production

Jun 29, 2017 0 532

  If you’re a DevOps person, chances are good you’ve come across Docker containers. Companies of all sizes are reaping benefits of containers in all areas of the application development life cycle. Containers are accelerating developer onboarding, ...

SUSE Makes Case for Containers as a Service

Jun 27, 2017 0 336

Making good on a previous commitment to build a container-as-a-service (CaaS) environment, SUSE, a unit of Micro Focus, has combined its SUSE MicroOS operating system, the Kubernetes container orchestration platform and open-source SALT automation tools into a ...

Veritas Brings Hyperconvergence to Containers

Jun 26, 2017 0 866

Recognizing there’s increased demand for connecting containers running on bare-metal servers, Veritas Technologies now offers a version of software it developed to turn a server into a hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) that is capable of running Docker containers ...

Red Hat Extends Kubernetes Support in Fedora Atomic Host

Jun 20, 2017 0 500

The Fedora project is an instance of Linux Red Hat employs to give IT organizations early access to new technologies the company might employ in future distributions of Linux. In the latest beta release of Fedora, Red ...