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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

CoreOS takes its Clair container security tool out of beta

CoreOS announced the first preview of Clair, a tool that scans Docker containers for security vulnerabilities, last November and today, with the launch of Clair 1.0, it is ready to take the beta labe

Docker acquires Conductant as it looks to help businesses run large-scale systems

Docker today announced that it has acquired Conductant, a small startup that focused on orchestration. While you have probably never heard of Conductant — and as far as we can see, the company

New Docker Datacenter Admin Suite Should Bring Order To Containerization

Docker announced a new container control center today it’s calling the Docker Datacenter (DDC), an integrated administrative console that has been designed to give large and small businesses c

CoreOS’s rkt Container Engine Hits 1.0

CoreOS‘s container runtime competitor rkt hit version 1.0 today and according to the company, it’s now ready for production use. Version 1.0 introduces a number of new security features an

Docker Acquires Unikernel Systems As It Looks Beyond Containers

Docker today announced the acquisition of Unikernel Systems, a Cambridge, UK-based startup that aims to bring unikernels to the masses (or at least the masses of developers). Docker plans to integr
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