August 23, 2017

Jails, LXC and Beyond: Container Platform Round-Up

Jul 14, 2017 0 285

You know Docker. But do you know all of the other container platforms out there? Here’s the long list of container frameworks worth knowing about today, from LXC and OpenVZ to rkt. To many people, Docker is ...

Why Did Docker Triumph Over Other Platforms?

Jul 12, 2017 0 511

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 ...

Using Google Trends to Chart Docker’s Rise to Fame

Jul 6, 2017 0 453

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 0 455

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 0 383

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 ...

5 Cool Docker Projects You May Have Missed

Jun 28, 2017 0 1064

You know the main projects in the Docker ecosystem—Moby, Kubernetes, Containerd and the link. But there’s a lot more to the Docker ecosystem than just this. Here’s a look at five open-source projects that are doing cool ...

Microsoft Draft Helps Developers Adopt Kubernetes

Jun 16, 2017 0 682

Microsoft’s Deis has released Draft to makes it easy for developers to build applications that run on Kubernetes. Draft does this by providing tools and simplifying steps required to build for Kubernetes. If your enterprise has looked ...

Docker Containers Are Hard, Just Like All Great Technologies

Jun 9, 2017 0 662

As technology becomes better, it tends to become more complex and harder to manage. That’s certainly true in the case of Docker containers, which are probably the most complex software framework yet invented. Here’s why. If you ...