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Make Containers Contain and Work for You

Sep 23, 2016 0 1763

Docker containers have become an important tool in the developer’s toolbox. Adoption of this technology has been phenomenal. To date, Docker has surpassed 2 billion container downloads, which increased at a tremendous rate from the reported 300 ...

Red Hat Aims to Put IT Back Together

Sep 14, 2016 0 1023

There’s a lot of debate these days concerning what platform is best for deploying containers. On the one hand, virtual machines are popular destination because of the major investments IT organizations have made in existing management platforms. ...

Persistent Storage Options for Docker Containers

Sep 6, 2016 0 2593

Who’s solving the Docker container storage dilemma? Here’s a list of companies that are making inroads in this space by developing persistent data storage solutions for containers. Container storage is a hot topic. As organizations seek to ...

Stateful Container Apps Represent Next Big IT Challenge

Aug 1, 2016 0 2285

Containers are all the rage these days, but not every type of application lends itself to containers. In fact, most container applications in use today are stateless. In contrast, stateful applications, which typically require a database, are ...

Persistent Data Storage Options for Containers

Jul 12, 2016 1 2214

From Docker Data Volumes to CoreOS Torus to Gluster on OpenShift, the persistent storage options for containerized infrastructure are finally maturing. Wondering what they look like and which storage solution would work best for you? Keep reading ...

Red Hat Sets OpenShift Tops for Containers

Jul 1, 2016 0 1167

Given the fact that many new application development projects in the enterprise make use of containers, providers of the platform those applications are built and deployed on are anxious to show their container mettle. At the Red ...

Container Drawbacks: When Not to Use Docker

Jun 30, 2016 0 7381

Containers from Docker and other vendors are trending pretty spectacularly right now. But they’re not a perfect solution for every type of infrastructure challenge. Like any other technology, they have their drawbacks. Here’s a look at times ...

Red Hat Aims to Reduce Docker Tools Reliance

Jun 20, 2016 0 956

While developers clearly love the flexibility that containers enable, there’s no question containers introduce complexity to IT operations. Not only are there more microservices to track, but also containers such as Docker tend to introduce new management ...

Red Hat Optimizes Ansible Docker Support

Jun 6, 2016 0 2119

With thousands of containers soon to descend on enterprise IT systems everywhere, most IT organizations will have little choice when it comes to relying more on IT automation frameworks. To enable higher levels of IT automation to ...