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What is Docker? Linux containers explained

Like FreeBSD Jails and Solaris Zones, Linux containers are self-contained execution environments—with their own, isolated CPU, memory, block I/O, and network resources—that share the kernel of the host operating system. The result is something that feels like a virtual machine, … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Are VMs more secure than containers?

We often say, “HTTPS is secure,” or “HTTP is not secure.” But what we mean is that “HTTPS is hard to snoop and makes man-in-the-middle attacks difficult” or “my grandmother has no trouble snooping HTTP.” Nevertheless, HTTPS has been hacked, … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Containers

Interop ITX will offer a day-long, Container Crash Course for those who want to learn more about containers’ impact on enterprise operations. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Deploying Containers to the Cloud: Many Options

At Interop ITX 2017, a container deployment expert will demonstrate how users can select an option for moving containers to the cloud. InformationWeek: Cloud

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5 Business Cases For Containers

While containers offer an organization technical benefits, don’t overlook their business benefits, such as cost savings and flexibility. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Software-Defined Storage & Containers: Solution For Shared Service Providers

Shared service providers, including telephone companies, hosting services, and related businesses, stand to benefit from the combination of containerized microservices and software-defined storage. InformationWeek: Cloud

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2016’s top trends in enterprise computing: Containers, bots, A.I. and more

It’s been a year of change in the enterprise software market. SaaS providers are fighting to compete with one another, machine learning is becoming a reality for businesses at a larger scale, and containers are growing in popularity. Here are … Continue reading

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Kubernetes – the platform for running containers – is getting more enterprisey

Application containers are all the buzz nowadays. They’re an easy way to package applications and their dependencies into Linux container boxes and run them anywhere – public cloud, a private data center or a developer’s laptop. The problem comes when … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: How to make containers more secure

Matthew Garrett, principal security engineer at CoreOS, is one of the most respected names in the Linux world when it comes to security and cloud computing. I sat down with Garrett at CoreOS Fest to discuss the risks around containers … Continue reading

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How Goldman Sachs and Bank of America use the cloud and containers

Goldman Sachs – considered by many to be the gold standard in the financial services world – has been on a six-year journey to embrace cloud computing, which has culminated in about 85% of the company’s workloads now operating in … Continue reading

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Review: OpenShift 3 rocks Docker containers

Last year OpenShift 2 was my favorite open source PaaS. I said at the time, “OpenShift is outstandingly easy to use, manage, and install, and it presents little learning curve for developers familiar with Git and administrators familiar with Puppet. … Continue reading

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Why unikernels might kill containers in five years

Sinclair Schuller is the CEO and cofounder of Apprenda, a leader in enterprise Platform as a Service. Container technologies have received explosive attention in the past year – and rightfully so. Projects like Docker and CoreOS have done a fantastic … Continue reading

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OpenStack Now Offers 3 Ways To Deploy Containers

OpenStack’s Magnum Project will give cloud users the ability to deploy Docker containers in virtual machines, on bare metal, or in other containers. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Red Hat Satellite 6.1 Plays Well With Linux Containers

Red Hat’s Satellite systems management product adds Linux containers, virtual machines, and RHEL servers to its target systems. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Red Hat’s new operating system will power up your containers

Open-source software giant Red Hat said on Thursday that its new operating system custom made to power Linux containers is now available to download. Red Hat has been a big proponent of Docker and its container packing technology going back … Continue reading

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Standards are coming for containers

A list of leading cloud, storage and virtualization companies are backing a new effort named the Open Container Project, which aims to create a set of standards for the fast-growing technology. Containers have swept across the technology industry in the … Continue reading

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Understanding Application Containers and OS-Level Virtualization

Understanding Application Containers and OS-Level Virtualization Technologies like Docker are now adding a new level of abstraction as well as automation to the operating system-level virtualization platform running on Linux servers. Docker … How do you take your containers and … Continue reading

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Bluemix Launches Docker-based IBM Containers Service Beta

Bluemix Launches Docker-based IBM Containers Service Beta The IBM Containers service will enable enterprises to launch Docker containers directly onto the IBM Cloud on bare metal servers from SoftLayer, an IBM company providing managed hosting and Cloud computing. Martin also … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Server 14.10 adds new features for OpenStack & containers

Ubuntu Server 14.10 adds new features for OpenStack & containers logo-ubuntu_st_no®-black_orange-hex Canonical has just shipped Utopic Unicorn, the latest version of its Ubuntu Server operating system. And while it isn't quite the Promised Land of operating systems that the name … Continue reading

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