Automation and Orchestration in a Container World

Automation and Orchestration in a Container World

Since Docker began popularizing containers about five and a half years ago, this technology has become a key element of digital business transformation. Characteristics such as portability, highly efficient sharing of system ...
Pure Storage Automates Container Storage Provisioning

Pure Storage Automates Container Storage Provisioning

Pure Storage this week announced the general availability of its Pure Service Orchestrator tool, which automates the provisioning of storage for containerized applications. Sandeep Singh, senior director for solutions marketing at Pure ...
What is a Container Orchestrator, Anyway?

What is a Container Orchestrator, Anyway?

Container orchestration has become a hot topic following Docker’s ascent. There are lots of orchestrators out there, and people tend to have strong opinions about which one is best. But in this ...
Orchestrating Kubernetes on Bare Metal

Orchestrating Kubernetes on Bare Metal

Linux container technology permits the subdivision of compute resources in ways similar to virtualization, but without the overhead of managing separate copies of the operating system in each instance/container. To maximize this ...
Kubernetes 1.6 Spans 5,000 Nodes, Standardizes Runtime

Kubernetes 1.6 Spans 5,000 Nodes, Standardizes Runtime

At the CloudNativeCon + Kubecon Europe 2017 conference this week, Kubernetes 1.6 update was released. This latest version can span 5,000 nodes and hardens many of the features enterprise IT organizations require ...
Docker Containers are Great, But They Add Complexity

Docker Containers are Great, But They Add Complexity

Docker increases app flexibility, but it also adds complexity in many ways. To migrate successfully to containers, you need to have a plan for handling that additional complexity. Docker adds flexibility because ...
Docker Allies with Canonical on Ubuntu Support

Docker Allies with Canonical on Ubuntu Support

Docker and Canonical have formed an alliance under which the Docker CS Container Engine will be commercially supported by both vendors. While Docker containers have been widely deployed on Ubuntu for some ...
How Open is the Container Ecosystem?

How Open is the Container Ecosystem?

Docker is an open-source platform. But how open is the container ecosystem as a whole? That’s a question worth considering as organizations make plans to migrate to containers. To be sure, most ...
Docker 1.12 Release Goes Beyond Swarm Orchestration

Docker 1.12 Release Goes Beyond Swarm Orchestration

Docker 1.12 became generally available on July 28, bringing baked-in Swarm orchestration and performance and security enhancements to the container platform. Here’s a look at what you need to know about the ...
Docker Raises the Bar with Built-In Container Orchestration

Docker Raises the Bar with Built-In Container Orchestration

At DockerCon 16 in Seattle last week, Docker rolled out the new Docker Engine 1.12, which includes native container orchestration built-in. In a blog post, the Docker Core Engineering team discussed why ...
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