Playing it Safe With Containers

Docker, as well as application containers in general, boast an incredible amount of power and convenience, but this power is not without responsibility. There are thousands of application containers available today, with more becoming available all the time, but sometimes the most that you can really know about what is in a container is what the vendors tell you, and some times that isn’t a whole lot. Application containers are, at their core, application stacks, and as such care has to be taken as to which ones to trust and run. Lars Herrmann, the Senior Director of Strategy and Red Hat, recently wrote an article about learning what you can and playing it safe with application containers, and you can read all of it on VentureBeat by following the link below.

What’s in a container? You don’t know. And that’s a problem


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