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Kaminario Adds Flocker Support to All-Flash Arrays

Sep 8, 2016 0 943

As developers begin to build stateful applications using containers there’s a lot more interest in the various data storage systems that have been developed to support containers. One of the earliest providers of those system is CluserHQ, ...

Stateful Apps and Containers: Squaring the Circle

Aug 29, 2016 0 1504

“Stateful containers” may sound like an oxymoron. That’s because stateful apps—those that require persistent data storage—can seem like odd matches for a container environment. But that’s not necessarily the case. To date, Docker containers have become popular ...

Stateful Container Apps Represent Next Big IT Challenge

Aug 1, 2016 0 2034

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 ...

Building Microservices: A Few Considerations

Jul 27, 2016 0 1492

Recently I spoke at Microservices Day in Bangalore on the topic, “What Do You Need to Consider When Building Microservices?” I wanted to share my company’s experiences when migrating our platform as a set of microservices. We implemented ...

Where Do Docker Containers Go from Here?

Jul 13, 2016 0 1261

DockerCon 2016 has come and gone. What does Docker need to do between now and the next DockerCon to assure the success of Docker containers in the enterprise? Here’s a look at where Docker stands currently and ...

Persistent Data Storage Options for Containers

Jul 12, 2016 1 1938

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 ...

DockerCon 2016: ‘Batteries Included’

Jun 27, 2016 2 1221

Docker, the DevOps darling is growing up, and DockerCon 2016 was proof of that. It seems like just yesterday I did a pull of my first image from the hub, LAMP or something, and was off and ...

Virtuozzo Storage for Docker Delivers Managed Multi-Server Storage

Jun 21, 2016 0 391

SEATTLE–(Business Wire)–Virtuozzo, powering more than five million virtual environments as the leading virtualization platform for service providers, announced the availability of Virtuozzo Storage for Docker. Delivering persistent storage capabilities for Docker production deployments, Virtuozzo Storage for Docker ...

When Adopting Docker, Storage Matters!

Mar 21, 2016 0 1988

Some call me a Docker skeptic. But I prefer to think of myself as so excited about the technology that ineffective adoption is a bummer. While Docker has dominated the DevOps conversation, by and large its adoption ...

Portworx Answers the Industry’s Need for Container Storage

Feb 10, 2016 0 604

REDWOOD CITY, CA–(Marketwired – Feb 10, 2016) – Portworx, a Silicon Valley startup creating the next-generation storage software for hosting applications in Linux containers, today announced PX-Lite, a platform that provides highly available storage delivered as a ...