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The Open Container Initiative launches version 1.0 of its container specs

It took a while, but the Open Container Initiative (OCI) today announced the launch of the 1.0 versions of both its container runtime and image specs for software container. The two-year-old open sou

AppDynamics update pinpoints performance issues inside Docker containers

AppDynamics released an update today with a nod toward the growing trend of containerization. The company, which was purchased by Cisco earlier this year for $3.7 billion, wants to help customers usin

Docker’s new CEO sees gargantuan opportunities ahead

Earlier this week, Docker made the surprise announcement that its long-time CEO Ben Golub was stepping down and that former Concur CEO Steve Singh was stepping into his shoes. While this move surely c

Docker gets a new CEO

There is change in the air for Docker, the company that helped make software containers popular among developers. But Docker is under pressure from the growing ecosystem of Kubernetes-based services a

Docker brings containerization to legacy apps

At the DockerCon conference today in Austin, Docker announced a new service called the Modernize Traditional Applications (MTA) Program that enables customers to move certain legacy apps into Docker c

Cloud Native Computing Foundation grows with new projects and members

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the open source home of the increasingly popular Kubernetes container orchestration service and related projects, is hosting its annual developer conferen

Docker’s new enterprise edition gives containers an out-of-the-box experience

When it comes to implementing a system like Docker’s container platform, it normally takes a very particular set of technical skills. Docker wants to remove some of the complexity involved in ru

Docker makes secrets management a built-in feature of its enterprise product

A few years ago, using containers to run your applications came with a number of security tradeoffs compared to using virtual machines. As enterprises started adopting various container technologies f

Docker open sources critical infrastructure component

Docker announced today that it was open sourcing containerd (pronounced Container D), making a key infrastructure piece of its container platform available for anyone to work on. Containerd, which act

Microsoft announces Visual Studio for Mac will launch in November

Fans of cross-platform coding will be happy to know that Visual Studio, “a true mobile-first, cloud-first development tool for .NET and C#,” will arrive for Mac during the Connect() confer

WTF is a container?

Microsoft, Google, Amazon and everybody else seems to have jumped on this bandwagon in the last year or so, but why is everybody so excited about this stuff? To understand why containers are such a b

Cloud Foundry launches its new Docker-compatible container management system

Cloud Foundry, the Pivotal- and VMware-incubated open source platform-as-a-service project, is going all in on its new Diego container management system. For a while now, the project used what it call

You’re doing DevOps wrong

Gone are the days of the quarterly product release cycle. To meet the evolving expectations of today’s end user, software must continuously adapt. As a result, hyper-automation of the software devel

Docker launches a new marketplace for containerized software

At its developer conference in Seattle, Docker today announced the private beta of the Docker Store, a new marketplace for trusted and validated dockerized software. The idea behind the store is to c

Microsoft expands its support for Docker containers

Docker is hosting its developer conference in Seattle this week and showcasing the quickly growing ecosystem that has grown up around its container tools. One of the companies on stage today was Micro

Docker builds container orchestration right into its core Docker Engine

Docker, which is hosting its sold-out developer conference in Seattle this week, today announced a major addition to its core Docker Engine. While the company previously split up many of the features

ContainerX’s container management platform caters to both Linux and Windows shops

When it comes to choosing a container management platform, you’re spoiled for choice these days. If you want an out-of-the-box multi-tenant platform that supports both Linux and Windows, thoug

Rancher Labs raises $20M Series B round for its container management platform

Rancher Labs, a container management platform that supports both Kubernetes and Docker Swarm, today announced that it has raised a $20 million Series B round. This new funding round was led by new inv

Let’s define “container-native”

There should be a new definition for container-native that aims to better represent the magnitude of impact that containers will have on software development and operations.

Microsoft’s Azure Container Service is now generally available

Azure Container Service, Microsoft’s container scheduling and orchestration service for its Azure cloud computing service, is now generally available. The service, which allows its users to cho
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