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Containers to Drive Wave of IT Infrastructure Upgrades

Oct 25, 2016 0 972

Containers are generally viewed as being the primary driver of a revolution in software that is transforming how applications are delivered. But it may very well turn out that the microservices architectures employed to run containers will ...

Containers and Virtual Machines are Friends, Not Competitors

Oct 24, 2016 1 1292

Containers versus virtual machines. That’s the rhetoric that has shaped the conversation so far as organizations evaluate solutions such as Docker and compare them to VMware. But what they should really be doing is understanding how containers ...

VMworld: VMware Deepens Container Commitment

Oct 18, 2016 0 889

At the VMworld 2016 Europe conference today VMware launched a series of initiatives intended to bridge the gaps that currently exist between many developers and IT operations teams. For those organizations that have decided to embrace lightweight ...

Selling the C-Suite on Containers

Oct 14, 2016 1 1028

If you’re a programmer or admin, you understand what containers are and why they’re valuable. But how do you convince corporate higher-ups that containers are worth the investment? Keep reading for some tips. Like any complex technology, ...

CoreOS Deploys Virtual Machines on Top of Containers

Oct 13, 2016 0 1090

One of the issues IT organizations routinely face is the assumption that certain trade-offs must be made when choosing to deploy containers on bare metal servers instead of virtual machines. Most IT organizations today opt to deploy ...

Diamanti Adds MemSQL to Infrastructure Platform

Sep 12, 2016 0 848

One of the assumption most IT vendors make today is that containers mainly will be deployed using the same IT infrastructure that historically has been used to support virtual machines. But for a few months now Diamanti ...

VMware Ties Kubernetes to Integrated OpenStack

Aug 26, 2016 1 1526

As part of a broader effort to make sure that VMware virtual machines are employed within an OpenStack environment, VMware this week at an OpenStack East conference demonstrated how an open source Kargo tool can be used ...

Docker, System Containers and VMs: Virtuozzo’s Take

Aug 17, 2016 0 1876

Docker continues to dominate the container and microservices landscape. But Virtuozzo, which develops a related but different technology that it calls system containers, thinks Docker falls short in production environments. Here’s why. Virtuozzo containers are based on ...

Linux Containers: Comparing LXC and Docker

Aug 5, 2016 0 3347

As industry moves beyond the virtual machine (VM) consolidation paradigm, several types of containers have become prominent. Two flavors in particular currently enjoy the lion’s share of deployments on the Linux operating system: Docker and LXC. While BSD ...