Three Docker Security Improvements

2015-11-29T14:08:55+00:00

Docker has tightened security with three major improvements announced during DockerCon EU (November 16 and 17). Critically, Docker's 1.9 Experimental release separates containers from root access on the host, reducing containers' ability to access all host resources (previously a major vulnerability). This in addition to image scanning in Docker Hub and hardware encryption (using Yubico [...]

Three Docker Security Improvements 2015-11-29T14:08:55+00:00

Switch Expansion Powered by Cloud Convergence

2015-11-26T13:07:07+00:00

Powered by the convergence of cloud and managed service providers, Switch (a founding member of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation) is expanding its SUPERNAP operations, adding Reno, NV and Milan, Italy data centers to their already massively successful Las Vegas campus. Follow the link below for more complete summaries from VegasTech and Switch: SWITCH EXPANSION

Switch Expansion Powered by Cloud Convergence 2015-11-26T13:07:07+00:00

Highlights and Video from DockerCon EU Day Two

2015-11-24T19:56:48+00:00

DockerCon EU Day Two featured announcements and presentations on Docker User Control Plane, Project Nautilus, Docker Hub Auto Build upgrades, and a new Docker Trusted Registry release, among others. Follow the link below for an overview of these highlights, along with video from the day two general session: DOCKERCON EU DAY TWO

Highlights and Video from DockerCon EU Day Two 2015-11-24T19:56:48+00:00

Introduction to Docker Offered at the Container World Conference on February 16th 2015 in Santa Clara CA

2015-11-23T13:48:19+00:00

In Partnership with Informa, the group behind Container World Conference held in Santa Clara Convention Center from February 16th through the 18th, InfoSiftr will be providing a one-day training course on February 16, 2016, “ Introduction to Docker Training Course.” This intensive class will be delivered before the other two days of the Container World [...]

Introduction to Docker Offered at the Container World Conference on February 16th 2015 in Santa Clara CA 2015-11-23T13:48:19+00:00

Microsoft Offers Preview of Hyper-V Containers

2015-11-22T16:31:42+00:00

Microsoft's fourth technical preview of Windows Server 2016 includes the first public preview of "Hyper-V Containers," which gives you "the flexibility of the container model with the additional isolation provided by a container-optimized version of Hyper-V,” according to Mike Neil, the corporate VP of cloud and enterprise at Microsoft. Follow the link below for a [...]

Microsoft Offers Preview of Hyper-V Containers 2015-11-22T16:31:42+00:00

Cray Optimizes Docker for High Performance Computing

2015-11-22T16:21:02+00:00

Cray is extending Docker capabilities to high-performance computing (HPC) environments and will introduce a Docker solution for their XC computers beginning December 2015. This capability will enable XC supercomputer customers to reduce deployment times, simplify sharing, and increase reproducibility through the use of Docker containers. Follow the link below for a complete write-up from eWeek: [...]

Cray Optimizes Docker for High Performance Computing 2015-11-22T16:21:02+00:00

Universal Control Plane Leverages Docker APIs, Enterprise Control Sets

2015-11-22T16:05:58+00:00

Docker recently announced the Docker Universal Control Plane, a deployment service that integrates with enterprise control sets like Microsoft Active Directory and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), while making use of Docker services like Swarm and Compose. Check out the eWeek article (linked below) for a more complete write-up on this new service: DOCKER UNIVERSAL [...]

Universal Control Plane Leverages Docker APIs, Enterprise Control Sets 2015-11-22T16:05:58+00:00

Kubernetes Yields Operations Dividends, Struggles at Scale

2015-11-22T15:43:45+00:00

At the recent KubeCon event in San Francisco, Joe Beda of Accel Partners discussed a “sweet spot” in which technologies like Kubernetes, Docker containers, and Borg clusters will yield an “operations dividend,” improving hardware capacity and making engineering more efficient. However, according to Bob Wise of Samsung, there's more work ahead to use Kubernetes at [...]

Kubernetes Yields Operations Dividends, Struggles at Scale 2015-11-22T15:43:45+00:00

Enhancing Docker Security with Nautilus, Hardware Encryption

2015-11-22T15:38:14+00:00

At the recent DockerCon EU 2015, Docker announced two new tools aimed at providing usable Docker security for everyone. These include new experimental support for hardware encryption (using Yubico USB keys) and “Project Nautilus,” an effort to provide security analysis for images hosted on Docker Hub. Follow the link below for eWeek's more complete summary [...]

Enhancing Docker Security with Nautilus, Hardware Encryption 2015-11-22T15:38:14+00:00