June 22, 2018

New Relic Provides Kubernetes Support in Beta

Apr 26, 2018 0 572

New Relic announced this week that it is extending its monitoring capabilities to include the ability to peer inside Kubernetes clusters. Ramon Guiu, director of product management at New Relic, says the company’s application performance monitoring (APM) ...

Will Docker Ever Totally Kill Virtual Machines?

Mar 6, 2018 0 966

Docker containers are everywhere. Kubernetes is a household word (in geek households, at least). Yet the question remains: Will containers ever totally displace virtual machines? That’s a question worth asking as Docker’s fifth birthday approaches. Predictions about ...

VMware Advances Container Case

Jan 16, 2018 0 893

VMware has advanced its campaign to make containers an extension of its virtual machine environment by making it simpler to deploy VMware Integrated Controllers (VIC). VIC enables IT organizations to deploy Docker containers on top of VMware ...

OpenStack Foundation Launches Kata Container Project

Dec 6, 2017 0 754

The OpenStack Foundation announced this week that it is leading an effort to combine two existing open source projects to create a Kata class of containers that can be deployed on a lightweight version of the Kernel-based ...

Attention, Enterprises: Only You Can Secure Your Containers

Nov 9, 2017 0 939

The open-source world is quickly taking large strides into containerization, specifically consolidating its efforts behind solutions such as Kubernetes. Containers increasingly are becoming attractive options for running applications, thanks in large part to their speed and versatility. ...

For Portability, VMs Still Beat Docker Containers

Aug 15, 2017 2 2138

Docker containers have many advantages. Arguably, portability is not one of them. Here’s why containers are less portable than virtual machines. Defining Portability Portability means the ability to move an application—in other words, port it—from one host ...

CNCF, Packet Partner to Host Microservices on Bare Metal

Aug 10, 2017 0 745

One of the reasons public clouds are so popular with developers is that they allows developers to experiment easily. Developers can work on an application without having to engage an internal IT organization to provision hardware. But ...

Are Containers Killing the Operating System?

Aug 1, 2017 0 1016

The operating system was once the most important part of your software stack. In today’s containerized world, however, operating systems are dead—well, almost. Let me explain. Traditionally, when production environments ran on bare metal, the operating system ...