August 23, 2017

Docker at 4: Milestones in Docker History

Mar 23, 2017 0 659

Docker is now 4 years old—and a lot has happened in that time. Here’s a recap of major milestones in Docker history, starting with Docker’s first public release in March 2013. Technically, Docker is a bit more ...

CNCF to Weigh Two Container Projects

Mar 17, 2017 0 659

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) appears to be suffering an embarrassment of container technology riches. Docker Inc., after pledging to give up control of the lower level run-time Docker functions as promised, is proposing the CNCF will ...

Docker’s Big Differentiator from VMs: Density

Mar 15, 2017 0 908

What makes Docker containers so popular and more attractive in some cases than virtual machines? The answer is density. Here’s what it means and why it matters. In the context of computing, density refers to the number ...

Docker Aims to Increase Enterprise Appeal

Mar 9, 2017 0 565

Docker Inc. is starting to grow up in the enterprise. Via the creation of a Docker Enterprise Edition (Docker EE) of its runtime and management software for containers, Docker is trying to make it simpler for enterprise ...

Which OS Is Best for Docker? Here’s How to Decide

Mar 7, 2017 1 8641

What’s the best operating system for hosting Docker containers? That’s a loaded question. Here’s a guide to answering it. The question is loaded because, well, people tend to have strong opinions about which operating system is “best” ...

What Kubernetes on Azure Means for Users and Docker

Mar 3, 2017 0 1125

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but Microsoft is continuing to shower the Docker community with love. The company recently announced official support for Kubernetes on Azure Container Service, a move that gives customers more choice and ...

Frequently Asked Questions about Docker for Windows

Mar 1, 2017 1 997

Have you heard that you can use Docker for Windows, but are confused about exactly how it works? Then this is the post for you. Keep reading for answers to everything you want to know (but are ...

Your Monolithic Apps Can Run on Docker, Too

Feb 24, 2017 0 1173

If you think you can’t run your legacy monolithic app using Docker, think again. While microservices apps are best-suited for Docker, there’s no reason you can’t benefit from Docker with a monolithic app, too. It’s a common ...

HPE Commits to Mesosphere

Feb 23, 2017 0 942

When it comes to container technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has been considerably more aggressive than any other major vendor in terms of bundling third-party platforms with its IT infrastructure offering. After striking an alliance with Docker ...