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With Photon, VMware Advances Container Agenda

Dec 5, 2016 0 622

VMware is continuing to extend the reach of its effort to host cloud-native applications with the release of 1.1 update to its Photon Platform that enables microservices based on containers such as Docker to run on a ...

Is Being Open Source Docker’s Killer Feature?

Oct 26, 2016 0 769

What’s driving Docker’s popularity? There are lots of obvious factors. But here’s one that receives less attention: Docker is free and open source. Here’s why that matters more than people may realize. If you’re familiar with Docker, you ...

VMworld: VMware Deepens Container Commitment

Oct 18, 2016 0 885

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 ...

Red Hat Aims to Put IT Back Together

Sep 14, 2016 0 902

There’s a lot of debate these days concerning what platform is best for deploying containers. On the one hand, virtual machines are popular destination because of the major investments IT organizations have made in existing management platforms. ...

What’s VMware’s Vision for Container Adoption?

Sep 2, 2016 0 1160

VMware and its partners and customers descended on Las Vegas this week for VMworld 2016. The annual event gives the company an opportunity to pitch its vision, share its upcoming product road map and convince customers and ...

VMware Advances Container Ambitions

Sep 1, 2016 0 929

At the VMworld 2016 conference this week VMware continued its campaign to stay relevant in the new age of microservices. The vSphere Integrated Containers orchestration engine has been upgraded to include support for a Harbor container registry ...

Container Security: Why Bother?

Aug 31, 2016 0 1622

Are containers secure? Probably not. But knowing each approach’s strengths and risks—and available options—could help ease adoption. Such a decision requires two primary considerations: Containers do not provide the same level of isolation between apps running on ...

VMware Ties Kubernetes to Integrated OpenStack

Aug 26, 2016 1 1518

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 ...

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 ...

VMware Brings IT Automation to Containers

Jun 20, 2016 0 738

As part of an ongoing effort to treat Docker containers as a natural extension of VMware environments, VMware at the Dockercon 2016 conference has announced its Project Bellevue initiative to extend its vRealize Automation software to support ...