Jails, LXC and Beyond: Container Platform Round-Up

Jails, LXC and Beyond: Container Platform Round-Up

You know Docker. But do you know all of the other container platforms out there? Here’s the long list of container frameworks worth knowing about today, from LXC and OpenVZ to rkt ...
Why Did Docker Triumph Over Other Platforms?

Why Did Docker Triumph Over Other Platforms?

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 ...
Additional CoreOS Funding to Drive Enterprise Container Adoption

Additional CoreOS Funding to Drive Enterprise Container Adoption

Now that CoreOS has announced that it has picked up and additional $28 million in financing the company plans to pay more attention to making microservices environments built on top of the ...
| | coreos, rkt
CoreOS Adopts Security-Centric Approach to Containers

CoreOS Adopts Security-Centric Approach to Containers

What’s the big difference between CoreOS and Docker? The belief that the greatest dividends to be reaped from containers is security. That, at least, was the message from CoreOS CEO Alex Polvi ...
| | coreos, rkt, security
CoreOS raises the bar for container security with Rocket 1.0

CoreOS raises the bar for container security with Rocket 1.0

CoreOS is a sort of frenemy of Docker—a competitor and partner at the same time—and continues to be a thorn in Docker’s side every once in a while. Now is one of ...
CoreOS Debuts Version 1.0 of rkt Open Source Container System

CoreOS Debuts Version 1.0 of rkt Open Source Container System

CoreOS‘s answer to Docker containers, rkt, hit version 1.0 this week, signaling the beginning of what CoreOS hopes will become widespread adoption of its open source container platform within the enterprise. CoreOS ...
| | coreos, rkt

CoreOS Delivers rkt Container Runtime 1.0: Ready for Production

Software container infrastructure company delivers rkt container runtime 1.0 for security, efficiency and composability for production environments in the enterprise Robust rkt ecosystem emerges to make running rkt in production simple   ...
| | containers, coreos, rkt
CoreOS teams with Intel to make Rocket containers more secure

CoreOS teams with Intel to make Rocket containers more secure

CoreOS is working with Intel to make its container platform more secure. CoreOS recently revealed that it is adding support for Intel Clear Containers to its Rocket (rkt) container environment. Containers have ...
CoreOS Tectonic takes another step forward with Kubernetes 1.0 release

CoreOS Tectonic takes another step forward with Kubernetes 1.0 release

CoreOS announced today that they had released Tectonic Preview in conjunction with the release of Kubernetes 1.0.  Tectonic Preview is the next step in moving Tectonic to general release. Previously it was ...
| | cncf, docker, kubernetes, rkt
Containers: Passing fad or tech nirvana?

Containers: Passing fad or tech nirvana?

Linux containers are hot right now in software development. But are they just a passing fad or something more substantial? I’m reminded of a childhood experience that might help make the answer ...
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