December 16, 2017

Red Hat Makes Progress on System Containers

Dec 5, 2017 0 373

The push to modular operating systems constructed of microservices based on multiple types of container technologies is making progress as Red Hat gears up to deliver the server edition of Fedora 26, a distribution of Linux that ...

How Microsoft is Revamping its Docker Container Strategy

Nov 3, 2017 1 669

The future of profitability in the container market lies in Kubernetes hosting. That, at least, seems to be the new stance from Microsoft, whose container market strategy has evolved significantly over the past year. To understand just ...

Aqua Security Bolsters Container Security

Nov 1, 2017 0 412

Now that containers are showing up with increased frequency in production environments, the challenges associated with securing those containers are becoming more apparent to developers and IT security teams alike. The latest 2.6 release of the Aqua ...

How You Can Defend Containers Against Linux Stack Clash Exploits

Oct 12, 2017 0 399

For those responsible for container security within their organizations, “clashing” is now much more than just a fashion faux pas: The recently discovered Linux Stack Clash vulnerability (CVE-2010-2240) is a serious threat that attackers can exploit to ...

Microsoft: Embrace Containers or Face Extinction

Sep 22, 2017 0 1084

A principal technology evangelist for Microsoft told attendees this week at the NextStep 2017 conference hosted by OutSystems that organizations that don’t adopt containers as the fundamental unit of work for building applications will find themselves going ...

DH2i Enables Container Migration Between Windows, Linux

Sep 1, 2017 0 596

It’s now possible to move Docker containers between Linux and Windows systems by deploying the latest version of DxEnterprise virtual host software from DH2i. A version 17 release of DxEnterprise unveiled this week adds support for stateful ...

Mainframes and Docker Containers: Uses and Limitations

Aug 30, 2017 0 546

You can run Docker containers on mainframes. But should you? That’s a question that more and more mainframe-equipped organizations are bound to be asking following Docker’s recent announcement of Enterprise Edition support for mainframes. If you follow ...

Cumulus Networks Takes on Container Networking Challenge

Aug 24, 2017 0 734

As containers proliferate across the enterprise, a case is now being made for moving more networking functions on to the host where those containers reside. As such, Cumulus Networks has created the Cumulus Host Pack that enables ...

For Portability, VMs Still Beat Docker Containers

Aug 15, 2017 2 928

Docker containers have many advantages. Arguably, portability is not one of them. Here’s why containers are less portable than virtual machines. Defining Portability Portability means the ability to move an application—in other words, port it—from one host ...