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Dealing with the ‘Gotchas’ When Deploying Microservices

Nov 28, 2017 0 2105

It can be said that microservices have created a great disturbance in the force when it comes to building apps and the monolithic 3-tier development architecture that we’ve known so well for many years. In a microservice ...

Using Containers to Improve the People Part of Your Business

Oct 27, 2017 0 565

Most discussions of containers focus on how they improve software delivery processes and complement other software tools. Equally important, however, are the benefits that containers offer to humans. Here’s a look. The term people, process, technology refers ...

Red Hat Aims to Scale Container Storage

Oct 9, 2017 0 535

Managing storage in a container environment presents some unique challenges: Not only is there more data being created faster, the number of microservices trying to call the same data increases exponentially. To enable IT organizations to rise ...

Red Hat Presses Forward with System Containers

Oct 5, 2017 0 1020

Red Hat is moving to implement System Containers to reduce the number of components a developer needs to manage when employing a lightweight distribution of Linux. Lightweight distributions of Linux are being employed more widely because more ...

Rancher Labs Embraces Kubernetes

Sep 27, 2017 0 851

Rancher Labs originally developed Cattle as an orchestration engine specifically optimized for Docker containers. Now, with its technical preview of the Rancher 2.0 management framework unveiled this week, the company is signaling it will support the Kubernetes container ...

OutSystems Charts Container Strategy

Sep 21, 2017 0 1804

At a NextStep 2017 conference this week, OutSystems signaled it will marry its low-code application development platform with containers. Gonçalo Borrêga, head of product for OutSystems, says the company will provide tools through which enterprise architects can ...

High Correlation Between Containers and Node.js Usage Seen

Aug 3, 2017 1 790

There is a very high correlation between developers that have embraced Node.js to develop applications and usage of containers. A new survey of 1,405 IT professionals published by The Node.js Foundation finds 49 percent are employing containers ...

Oracle Addresses Container Issues for IT Operations

Jul 5, 2017 0 960

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 0 862

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 ...

Qualys Extends Monitoring Reach to Docker Containers

Jun 12, 2017 0 1298

At a Gartner Security and Risk Management conference today, Qualys announced it has extended its continuous monitoring service to support Docker containers. Qualys developed a container sensor that can be distributed as a Docker image to make ...