Containers

Linux containers, Docker, CoreOS, Kubernetes, Windows containers, and related technologies to make portable application objects

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Windows Server 1709: Container-focused, devops-oriented

Microsoft is changing not just how it delivers Windows Server, but also how it thinks about the role of the server

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Review: The best Linux distros for Docker and containers

Alpine Linux, CoreOS Container Linux, RancherOS, Red Hat Project Atomic, and VMware Photon OS compared

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4 extra-strength container security tools for Docker and Kubernetes

These third-party offerings bring enterprise monitoring, policy-based controls, in-container auditing, and hardened Linux kernels to container-based applications

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CoreOS review: Linux for containers and Kubernetes

CoreOS Container Linux provides a safe, consistent, and reliable foundation for container clusters—but it’s not easy

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How containers and microservices change security

Cloud-native applications and infrastructure require a radically different approach to security. Keep these best practices in mind

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Docker will include Kubernetes in the box

Both the enterprise and desktop editions of Docker will include Kubernetes, making the container technology easier to use in both development and production environments

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What is Grafeas? Better auditing for containers

Google's Grafeas provides a common API for metadata about containers, from image and build details to security vulnerabilities

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What’s new in Kubernetes 1.8: role-based access, for starters

Improved role-based access control, auditing and logging, and workload management are all in the container technology's latest release

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Oracle joins the serverless fray with Fn

The functions-based, open source serverless computing platform requires Docker and initially supports Java

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best cloud computing software

InfoWorld picks the best open source software for building and managing cloud infrastructure

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Get started with cloud app dev in Azure App Service

How to use Azure’s PaaS tools to build cloud-hosted apps that run on your mobile devices and in your browsers

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What does container portability really mean?

Portability and compatibility are not the same thing. Portability is a business problem, while compatibility is a technical problem

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Mesosphere taps Kubernetes for container orchestration

Longtime Kubernetes competitor Mesosphere joins the bandwagon, making Kubernetes available with DC/OS

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Review: Red Hat does Docker the hard way

Project Atomic pours Kubernetes and Red Hat engineering into a state-of-the-art container host, but be prepared to roll up your sleeves

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Pivotal, VMware team up to deploy Kubernetes on vSphere

Pivotal Container Service provides enterprise Kubernetes atop VMware vSphere and Cloud Foundation in public and private clouds

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Review: VMware’s Photon OS shines for Docker containers

Optimized for the VMware hypervisor, Photon OS is an easy-to-use container OS with all the advantages of virtual hardware

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What Kubernetes can do for container orchestration

With Microsoft and Amazon joining Cloud Native Computing Foundation at the highest level, Kubernetes, the open source container orchestration product is becoming a de facto standard to manage containerized environments

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Orchestration tools fully exploit Linux container technology

Once companies get past the “let’s see how these container things work” stage, they end up with a lot of containers running in a lot of different places

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