August 21, 2017

High Correlation Between Containers and Node.js Usage Seen

Aug 3, 2017 0 251

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 0 448

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 ...

Qualys Extends Monitoring Reach to Docker Containers

Jun 12, 2017 0 466

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 ...

Oracle Preps Managed Kubernetes Service

Jun 6, 2017 0 524

At the CoreOS Fest 2017 conference last week, Oracle announced it will be making available instances of CoreOS Container Linux on its public cloud in addition to committing to providing access to a Kubernetes container orchestration platform ...

Forrester: Rise of Containers Forcing IT Automation

May 25, 2017 0 726

Now that 31 percent of IT organizations are deploying containers, Forrester Research says it’s only a matter of time before IT operations that continue to rely on manual process will be overwhelmed. Speaking this week at the ...

Microsoft: Microservices Driving New Era of Computing

May 11, 2017 0 812

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at the Microsoft Build 2017 conference this week told developers that a new era of computing enabled by the rise of microservices and artificial intelligence (AI) applications is now upon us. The previous ...

Coming to Terms with Container Security

May 8, 2017 0 621

When it comes to emerging technologies of almost any kind, there’s a natural amount of fear and loathing involving IT security. In almost every case, security is cited as the No. 1 barrier to adoption. Regardless of ...

What’s Old Is New Again (and Better): Understanding LinuxKit

Apr 26, 2017 0 885

LinuxKit, Docker’s latest open-source project, promises to enable you to run Docker containers wherever you want—on Linux, on Windows, on AWS or, if you feel like it, on your IoT-connected TV. But behind this huge innovation are ...

Cloud Foundry Brings IT to Where the Developers Are

Apr 13, 2017 0 575

Popular wisdom holds that a shortage of developers hamstrings rollouts of new applications. But, as it turns out, organizations that have invested in platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environments and containers suffer much less in this regard than those that ...