Tag Archives: Container

Azure Container Instances: No Kubernetes required

Microsoft has introduced a new container service, Azure Container Instances (ACI), that is intended to provide a more lightweight and granular way to run containerized applications than its Azure Container Service (ACS). ACI runs individual containers that you can configure … Continue reading

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Kubernetes is king in container survey

Kubernetes is in, container registries are a dime a dozen, and maximum container density isn’t the only thing that matters when running containers. Those are some of the insights gleaned by Sysdig, maker of on-prem and in-cloud monitoring solutions, from … Continue reading

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Microsoft buys open-source container developer Deis

Microsoft today announced it is acquiring Deis, a company that has been building open-source tools for rapid and easy creation and management of applications on Kubernetes, the open-source container cluster manager for automated deployment, scaling and management of containerized applications.  … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Docker and Core OS plan to donate their container technologies to CNCF

Containers have become a critical component of modern cloud, and Docker Inc. controls the heart of containers, the container runtime. There has been a growing demand that this critical piece of technology should be under control of a neutral, third … Continue reading

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Private Cloud Merits 2nd Look As Container Environment

Jonathan Bryce, executive director of the OpenStack Foundation, says Project Zun gives enterprise IT a new reason to reconsider OpenStack for private clouds. InformationWeek: Cloud

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eBay Container Management Tool Works With Kubernetes

eBay wants to expand its use of Docker containers and has composed a tool, TessMaster, to help them run on Kubernetes cluster management. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Docker Move Brings Universal Container Operations A Step Closer

Docker has contributed a component of Docker Engine, Containerd, to the community; it will provide a key element of a universal runtime. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Kubernetes comes to Azure Container Service at last

When Microsoft launched Azure Container Service back in April, it aimed to provide a place in Azure for those running container workloads with either Docker Swarm or Mesosphere DCOS. One major feature Azure Container Service has lacked is support for … Continue reading

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ContainerX steps into the limelight with a new container platform for enterprises

Enterprises interested in tapping container technology now have a brand-new option for managing it: ContainerX, a multitenant container-as-a-service platform for both Linux and Windows. Launched into beta last November by a team of engineers from Microsoft, VMware and Citrix, the … Continue reading

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Docker Launches End-To-End Container Management

The container engine supplier wants to help usher containers from development into production via IT operations. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Docker Tightens Security Over Container Vulnerabilities

Docker unveils three ways to make containers more secure, especially when code is changed during its update cycle. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Ex VMware, Microsoft and Citrix workers set up application container company

In 2006 VMware released a breakthrough technology named dynamic resource scheduling (DRS), which allowed its virtual machine management software to automatically reallocate virtual machines among different applications based on their load. A startup founded by some of the VMware team … Continue reading

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Amazon upgrades container services to keep up with Google, Docker

Amazon created its ECS (EC2 Container Service) system for launching Docker containers directly in EC2 for two reasons. First, to bring a new feature to its user base, but also to take on competitors like Google’s Container Engine. That dynamic … Continue reading

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Open Container Initiative Nears Container-Spec Goal

Multi-vendor collaborative adds new members as it works to finalize its draft container spec and run-time. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Docker Adds Container Networking, Deployment Options

Docker gives its container platform a DevOps flavor with multi-host networking and the ability to deploy into the cloud. InformationWeek: Cloud

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