October 22, 2017

Red Hat Presses Forward with System Containers

Oct 5, 2017 0 552

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 ...

5 Software Delivery Challenges that Containers Won’t Solve

Oct 4, 2017 0 357

Containers are great, but they’re not a panacea. Here are five challenges within the software delivery process that Docker containers can’t help you to solve. To be clear, I don’t mean to imply that Docker can’t improve ...

Rancher Labs Embraces Kubernetes

Sep 27, 2017 0 322

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 ...

Why PaaS vs. CaaS Is the Wrong Question to Ask

Sep 19, 2017 0 374

You’ve heard of platform as a service (PaaS). You’ve heard of containers as a service (CaaS). Wondering what the difference is between a PaaS and a CaaS, and which solution is best for deploying Dockerized applications? If ...

Is Docker Appropriate for Smaller Companies?

Sep 15, 2017 0 357

The ability of Docker containers to scale seamlessly is one of Docker’s main selling points. But scalability only matters for companies that need large deployments. This begs the question: Can containers benefit smaller companies, too? Compared to ...

What if Docker Wasn’t Open Source?

Sep 8, 2017 0 391

Would Docker be so popular if it wasn’t open source? That’s a question worth pondering if you want to understand just what has made Docker so successful. To be clear, cost is not the issue at stake ...

Beyond CI/CD: Unusual Docker Container Use Cases

Sep 7, 2017 0 497

Docker is a tremendously versatile technology. Docker use cases are not limited to the obvious. Keep reading for a look at some unusual examples of Docker usage that go continuous delivery. The typical use case for Docker ...