Microsoft: Higher Levels of Abstraction Needed

Microsoft: Higher Levels of Abstraction Needed

Now that a level of détente has been established between the Kubernetes community and supporters of rival approaches such as Docker Swarm, the focus of the container community needs to shift more ...
How Many CaaS Platforms Support Swarm? Not Many

How Many CaaS Platforms Support Swarm? Not Many

If you want to use Docker Swarm mode to orchestrate containers, finding a container environment that supports Swarm can be tough. That begs the question: Is the future looking dim for Docker ...
Measuring Kubernetes' Market Share and Mind Share

Measuring Kubernetes’ Market Share and Mind Share

Just how popular is Kubernetes, the open-source container orchestrator? How does its market share compare to that of Swarm, Mesos and other alternatives? Let’s take a look. Kubernetes, of course, is an ...
Cloudify Orchestration Platform Forms Basis for New Company

Cloudify Orchestration Platform Forms Basis for New Company

How important have orchestration tools grown? Important enough for GigaSpaces to spin off Cloudify, which offers orchestration for containers, cloud applications and much more, into a company of its own. The move, ...
How Kubernetes is Eating the Container World

How Kubernetes is Eating the Container World

Is Kubernetes eating the container world? Not quite, but it’s close—and its success comes at the expense of Docker Swarm. The recent news that IBM has added a managed Kubernetes service to ...
CoreOS Makes Kubernetes More Accessible

CoreOS Makes Kubernetes More Accessible

Aiming to make its distribution of the Kubernetes container orchestration engine more accessible, CoreOS announced that CoreOS Tectonic soon also will be available on OpenStack and the Microsoft Azure cloud. In addition, ...
Docker at 4: Milestones in Docker History

Docker at 4: Milestones in Docker History

Docker is now 4 years old—and a lot has happened in that time. Here’s a recap of major milestones in Docker history, starting with Docker’s first public release in March 2013. Technically, ...
The 4 Biggest Challenges Facing Docker

The 4 Biggest Challenges Facing Docker

Docker containers are immensely popular. But like any popular platform, Docker has its limitations and challenges. Here’s a look at four ways in which Docker could improve. There is no doubt that ...
The Container Ecosystem's Biggest Stories in 2016

The Container Ecosystem’s Biggest Stories in 2016

From Swarm integration to better security solutions, 2016 was a big year for containers. Here’s a recap of the leading container stories from the past year from the Docker world and beyond ...
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 ...
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