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Solomon Hykes leaves Docker, the company he founded

Docker founder Solomon Hykes today announced that he is leaving the company he started. Docker, the open source project and eponymous company that kickstarted today’s container hype, was founded

Microsoft’s rebranded Azure Container Service shifts its focus to Kubernetes

As far as container orchestration goes, Kubernetes is quickly becoming the de facto standard, even as Docker Swarm and Mesos/Mesosphere DC/OS continue to find their own niches. For the longest time, M

Docker gives into inevitable and offers native Kubernetes support

When it comes to container orchestration, it seems clear that Kubernetes, the open source tool developed by Google, has won the battle for operations’ hearts and minds. It therefore shouldn&#821

In-memory database provider Redis Labs raises $44M

Redis Labs, a database company that specializes in in-memory databases, said today it has raised $44 million in a funding round led by Goldman Sachs.

Red Hat updates OpenShift container platform with new service catalog

Red Hat issued its quarterly update to the OpenShift platform today, adding among other things, a Service Catalog that enables IT or third-party vendors to create connections to internal or external s

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
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