October 22, 2017

How You Can Defend Containers Against Linux Stack Clash Exploits

Oct 12, 2017 0 228

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 0 703

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 0 488

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 0 352

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 0 474

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 1 623

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 ...

How to Make Docker Containers Faster and Improve Performance

Aug 4, 2017 0 1036

Your Docker containers are already fast, at least compared to virtual machines. But what if you want to make them even faster? Here are strategies for optimizing Docker container speed and performance. If you’re using Docker, it’s ...

Are Containers Killing the Operating System?

Aug 1, 2017 0 579

The operating system was once the most important part of your software stack. In today’s containerized world, however, operating systems are dead—well, almost. Let me explain. Traditionally, when production environments ran on bare metal, the operating system ...

IBM Makes Case for Mainframes as Container Platforms

Jul 24, 2017 0 1621

Later this year IBM plans to have put in place a licensing model that will provide a compelling financial incentive for IT organizations to deploy microservices based on containers on a new z14 mainframe platform. Mike Desens, ...