What Are Containers and Why

What Are Containers and Why Do We Need Them?

Containers have been around since the early 2000s and architected into Linux in 2007. Due to containers’ small footprint and portability, the same hardware can support an exponentially larger number of containers ...
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Kubernetes on DC/OS

Mesosphere Survey Sees More Kubernetes on DC/OS

There’s often a fair amount of contention between proponents of Kubernetes and the DC/OS platform based on Mesos. Many supporters of Kubernetes are convinced that the platform eventually will acquire all the ...
How Many CaaS Platforms Support Swarm? Not Many

How Many CaaS Platforms Support Swarm? Not Many

If you want to use Docker Swarm mode to orchestrate containers, finding a container environment that supports Swarm can be tough. That begs the question: Is the future looking dim for Docker ...
Measuring Kubernetes' Market Share and Mind Share

Measuring Kubernetes’ Market Share and Mind Share

Just how popular is Kubernetes, the open-source container orchestrator? How does its market share compare to that of Swarm, Mesos and other alternatives? Let’s take a look. Kubernetes, of course, is an ...
Diamanti Eyes Enterprises with Docker Appliance

Diamanti Eyes Enterprises with Docker Appliance

Diamanti wants to make container deployment a plug-and-play affair with the launch of an infrastructure appliance powered by Docker and Kubernetes. The company has announced the general availability of the appliance, called ...
Microsoft Advances Container Agenda

Microsoft Advances Container Agenda

Microsoft has delivered a series of updates on its microservices strategy spanning everything from a managed Azure Container Service (ACS) to Azure Functions that drive a serverless instance of the Microsoft cloud ...
Puppet Automates Managing Docker Container Images at Scale

Puppet Automates Managing Docker Container Images at Scale

Building a Docker container image is not especially difficult. But building and deploying hundreds or even thousands of Docker container images as new applications get developed or continuously upgraded is whole other ...
ASF Formally Releases Mesos 1.0 to Manage Clusters

ASF Formally Releases Mesos 1.0 to Manage Clusters

After several years of effort, The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) announced the availability of version 1.0 of the Mesos cluster manager, widely used to manage IT infrastructure for container applications. Benjamin Hindman, ...
Container Solutions Brings minimesos Local

Container Solutions Brings minimesos Local

The disparity between what developers see on their local systems versus what actually occurs on servers in a production environment is at the core of almost every DevOps issue. Developers inevitably become ...
Rancher Labs Adds Support for Mesos

Rancher Labs Adds Support for Mesos

CUPERTINO, Calif.–(Business Wire)–Rancher Labs, a provider of container management software, today announced support for Mesos, a popular and well-established scheduler and cluster manager for massively distributed applications. Rancher added support for Mesos ...
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