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  • I Want To Run Stateful Containers, Too Crunch Network

    I Want To Run Stateful Containers, Too

    Using Amazon for everything feels wrong to me — a bit like the rebels in Star Wars renting a Star Destroyer from Darth Vader rather than recruiting the Millennium Falcon to fight the Empire. “Raaaw, don’t run stateful apps in a container, Raaaw.” That is what currently stands for sound advice in the development/operations world. Read More

  • Docker Launches New Commercial Service To Help Enterprises Deploy And Manage Their Apps

    Docker Launches New Commercial Service To Help Enterprises Deploy And Manage Their Apps

    Docker announced the Docker Universal Control Plane (UCP) at its developer conference in Barcelona today. The UCP is a new paid service in Docker’s portfolio that is meant to help ops teams easily set up a cluster and enable developers to deploy dockerized apps to it. According to Docker’s VP of product Scott Johnston, there has always been some tension between developers, who… Read More

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Places A Big Bet On Containers

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise Places A Big Bet On Containers

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is launching a slew of updates and new products related to containers at Docker’s developer conference in Barcelona today. Together, all of these amount to a big bet on containers on HPE’s part. “We view containers as a disruptive technology,” HPE’s acting VP in charge of the company’s incubator partners and strategic… Read More

  • Docker Puts Focus On Container Security

    Docker Puts Focus On Container Security

    Docker today announced three new security tools and features for containers at its DockerCon Europe conference in Barcelona. These tools are meant to make using containers safer without interrupting the usual developer workflow. They include support for hardware signing with a Yubico hardware key, and user namespaces support so Docker containers don’t need to have root access anymore. Read More

  • CoreOS Launches Clair, An Open-Source Tool For Monitoring Container Security

    CoreOS Launches Clair, An Open-Source Tool For Monitoring Container Security

    CoreOS, the company behind the popular lightweight Linux distribution for data center deployments with the same name, has recently made a big bet on containers. Today, the company is launching Clair, an open-source tool for monitoring the security of containers — and it’s also integrating Clair into its paid Quay container registry service as a beta feature (with support for… Read More

  • Google Updates Its Container Services With Focus On Speed, Scaling And Authentication

    Google Updates Its Container Services With Focus On Speed, Scaling And Authentication

    With its Docker Registry and Container Engine, Google has made a big bet on containers for its Cloud Platform this year. Today, the company is launching updates to both of these services. The Container Engine, Google’s service for automatically managing clusters to run and orchestrate container deployments, now supports the latest version of Kubernetes (version 1.1). This new… Read More

  • Docker Fills Big Hole With Tutum Acquisition

    Docker Fills Big Hole With Tutum Acquisition

    Docker announced today that it was purchasing Tutum, a cloud service focused on deploying and managing Docker containers in any environment, whether the cloud or on-premises. The company did not disclose the purchase price. Docker has always emphasized building, shipping and running containers — those discrete programming building blocks sometimes called micro-services. With… Read More

  • From Plaxo To Docker, Ben Golub Talks Innovation And Mentorship Crunch Network

    From Plaxo To Docker, Ben Golub Talks Innovation And Mentorship

    In this podcast, Golub talks with Mayfield Fund’s Navin Chaddha about picking apricots in Silicon Valley, learnings from the challenging Plaxo journey, his excitement around leading Docker, the current climate for entrepreneurs, and the value of mentorship. Read More

  • Docker Hires Former Twitter Exec Mike Gupta As Its New CFO

    Docker Hires Former Twitter Exec Mike Gupta As Its New CFO

    Docker today announced that it has hired former Twitter CFO and Zynga treasurer Mike Gupta as its new CFO. Last July, Gupta moved to the role of senior vice president (SVP) in charge of strategic investments are serving as the company’s CFO since December 2012. Before that, he briefly served as Twitter’s VP of corporate finance and spent about a year and a half at Zynga, as well… Read More

  • YC Answers The Questions You Ask (“A Lot”)

    YC Answers The Questions You Ask (“A Lot”)

    Earlier today, Y Combinator President Sam Altman posted the type of numbers about which he gets asked “a lot” — calling them (humbly and probably rightly) “very imperfect indicators of success.” Here’s the lowdown, if you missed them: Excluding companies like Quora that didn’t get their start with the incubator, Altman says that YC has now backed… Read More

  • Google’s Container Engine For Running Docker Containers On Its Cloud Platform Is Now Generally Available

    Google’s Container Engine For Running Docker Containers On Its Cloud Platform Is Now Generally Available

    Google’s Container Engine, its service for running and managing Docker containers on its cloud platform using its open source Kubernetes system, is now out of beta and generally available. This means Google now considers it ready for production use and backs it with a 99.5 percent uptime SLA. Google made an early bet on containers for running its own data centers and over the last year… Read More

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