Tag Archives: Docker

RancherOS: A tiny Linux for Docker lovers

Like the various Linux server and desktop distributions, the container-oriented Linux distributions mix and match various projects and components to construct a complete container infrastructure. These distros generally combine a minimal OS kernel, an orchestration framework, and an ecosystem of … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Docker Enterprise now runs Windows and Linux in one cluster

With the newest Docker Enterprise Edition, you can now have Docker clusters composed of nodes running different operating systems. Three of the key OSes supported by Docker—Windows, Linux, and IBM System Z—can run applications side by side in the same … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

IDG Contributor Network: Docker rolls out an orchestration engine. Because what customers want, customers get

Ever since it became obvious that Docker was onto something pretty special, there have been questions about how the company would parlay its rapidly increasing venture-backed valuation into monetization and, by extension, what that would mean for the significant ecosystem … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

4 no-bull takeaways about Docker Cloud

Late last year, Docker snapped up cross-cloud container management service Tutum, but it wasn’t clear how the acquired company’s handiwork would manifest under the Docker brand. Earlier this week, we found out: Tutum reemerged as Docker Cloud amid little fanfare, … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Report shows Docker, hybrid cloud usage on the rise

Hybrid and private clouds are gaining in popularity as more enterprise workloads head to the cloud, and Docker is taking off like gangbusters. But there is also a palpable lack of cloud expertise. These are among the conclusions reached by … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sponsored post: How will Docker integrate with IT infrastructure?

The explosion of interest in Docker has made clear that containers will profoundly affect the computing environment of the future. However, they are quite new and how they will integrate into infrastructure and application architectures and operations is, as yet, … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment