August 18, 2017

Why Docker Won’t Kill Virtual Machines

Jul 19, 2017 0 429

Conventional wisdom posits that Docker containers are killing virtual machines. That’s an overstatement. VMware, KVM and other virtual machine platforms still have bright futures. Here’s why. There’s no doubt that Docker’s debut in 2013 changed the game ...

Why Did Docker Triumph Over Other Platforms?

Jul 12, 2017 0 491

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 ...

Dynatrace Extends Container Reach

Jul 7, 2017 0 350

There are a lot more types of containers being deployed in production environments than just Docker. In fact, one of the most widely employed types of containers employed in a production environment can be found in the ...

Using Google Trends to Chart Docker’s Rise to Fame

Jul 6, 2017 0 442

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 0 445

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, ...

Kubernetes 1.7 Features Bevy of New Capabilities

Jul 3, 2017 0 490

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), which is responsible for overseeing the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration platform, has delivered updates that simultaneously harden existing APIs while introducing new ones as a set of experimental alpha technologies. Eric ...

5 Cool Docker Projects You May Have Missed

Jun 28, 2017 0 994

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 ...

The Case for LXD, Canonical’s System Container Framework

Jun 2, 2017 1 429

Most container conversations today center on Docker. But as Docker has taken enough, Canonical has been quietly working on LXD, a different type of container framework that supports some interesting use cases. Here’s what it is and ...

Red Hat Acquires Codenvy to Round Out OpenShift.io

May 26, 2017 0 418

As part of an ongoing effort to reduce the amount of time developers spend managing local infrastructure resources, Red Hat this week announced it is acquiring Codenvy, a provider of a workspaces software for application development teams. ...