October 21, 2017

Red Hat Aims to Scale Container Storage

Oct 9, 2017 0 189

Managing storage in a container environment presents some unique challenges: Not only is there more data being created faster, the number of microservices trying to call the same data increases exponentially. To enable IT organizations to rise ...

Kubernetes 1.7 Features Bevy of New Capabilities

Jul 3, 2017 0 622

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 ...

Veritas Brings Hyperconvergence to Containers

Jun 26, 2017 0 1131

Recognizing there’s increased demand for connecting containers running on bare-metal servers, Veritas Technologies now offers a version of software it developed to turn a server into a hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) that is capable of running Docker containers ...

How Docker Changes Everything (Not Just Deployment)

Apr 17, 2017 0 839

At their core, Docker containers are just a new way to deploy applications. But their implications for the software world extend much further than just application deployment. Here’s how Docker changes monitoring, storage, security and more. Docker ...

The Current State of Persistent Storage for Docker

Apr 10, 2017 0 1553

If there’s one area where Docker container tooling remains weak, it’s the realm of persistent storage. Here’s why storage solutions for containers continue to come up short, and a look at the work being done to make ...

Docker’s Big Differentiator from VMs: Density

Mar 15, 2017 0 1057

What makes Docker containers so popular and more attractive in some cases than virtual machines? The answer is density. Here’s what it means and why it matters. In the context of computing, density refers to the number ...

Minio Launches Docker-Based Distributed Object Storage Server

Jan 31, 2017 0 1213

For some time now, Minio has been making available an open-source distributed object server in a beta format that sits on top of Docker containers. Starting today, that distributed object server is now generally available, complete with ...

Reasons to Keep Using Virtual Machines Instead of Containers

Dec 2, 2016 1 1353

You already know which advantages containers offer over virtual machines (VMs). But what do they do that containers can’t? Here’s a summary of the benefits. Some Docker fans would have you believe that containers have made virtualization ...