Alpine Linux: OS Option for Docker

2016-02-14T19:22:33+00:00

Although Docker is compatible with several flavors of both Linux and Windows, some users prefer a small, highly-optimized OS for Dockerized apps. Alpine Linux is one such option, with its small footprint, text-based default interface, and security-focused approach. Follow the link below for more information about Alpine Linux: ALPINE LINUX DOCKER

Alpine Linux: OS Option for Docker 2016-02-14T19:22:33+00:00

STEM Mentors Needed in Las Vegas

2016-02-14T16:05:43+00:00

It's time again for the STEM Academic Competition, a once-yearly challenge designed to encourage students' involvement in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. This year's competition is a "House App Challenge," and Congress is calling upon the Vegas Tech community to provide support and mentorship. STEM Mentors will provide design, coding, and videography support. [...]

STEM Mentors Needed in Las Vegas 2016-02-14T16:05:43+00:00

UNLV Opening Offices at Switch’s Innevation Center

2016-02-09T20:24:57+00:00

UNLV is opening offices at the Innevation Center, a co-working and event space provided by CNCF founding member Switch. The move exemplifies Switch's strong relationship with the Las Vegas-based university and promises to further expand UNLV's public outreach. Follow the link below for more from VegasTech and Las Vegas Sun: UNLV OPENS INNEVATION OFFICES

UNLV Opening Offices at Switch’s Innevation Center 2016-02-09T20:24:57+00:00

InfoSiftr launches rawdns tool

2016-02-09T19:35:32+00:00

If you're a regular visitor to our site, you may have seen the link to rawdns in our navigation bar. This is a new open source tool – developed by InfoSiftr's own Tianon Gravi – and it represents the most basic form of service discovery: a DNS forwarder that returns the IP addresses of Docker [...]

InfoSiftr launches rawdns tool 2016-02-09T19:35:32+00:00

Docker 1.10: Improved Security, Networking, and Compose Capabilities

2016-02-07T19:46:36+00:00

Docker just announced Docker 1.10: a new release featuring improved security, networking, content addressable image IDs, and more. Among the improved security features: user namespacing, seccomp profiles (to filter syscalls,) and "an authorization plugin system for restricting access to Engine features." The new release also makes it "easier to define and run complex distributed apps [...]

Docker 1.10: Improved Security, Networking, and Compose Capabilities 2016-02-07T19:46:36+00:00

Seccomp Improves Docker Security

2016-02-07T19:32:54+00:00

According to a recent eWeek article, Docker's 1.10 release will feature "Seccomp," a technology providing granular security control. The tool is intended to limit applications' behavior by restricting the types of system calls they can make. Seccomp represents just one improvement to Docker security for 1.10. The new release will also support user namespaces, leading [...]

Seccomp Improves Docker Security 2016-02-07T19:32:54+00:00

Containers as a Service (CaaS) with Docker

2016-02-07T19:23:33+00:00

Docker recently shared a post describing Containers as a Service (CaaS), a model that enables a "secured and managed application environment ... from which developers are able build and deploy applications in a self service manner." According to the post, Docker lends itself to the CaaS model, enabling an approach that "focuses on the applications, [...]

Containers as a Service (CaaS) with Docker 2016-02-07T19:23:33+00:00

1.10 Release: Docker Security Improvements

2016-02-07T19:10:48+00:00

With the 1.10 release, there have been several Docker security improvements. Among them: Seccomp filtering (catch a syscall and “allow”, “deny”, “trap”, “kill”, or “trace” it) User Namespaces (multiple namespaces may reside on the same Docker host) Authorization Plugins (manage access to Docker daemon by configuring granular access policies) Follow the link below for a [...]

1.10 Release: Docker Security Improvements 2016-02-07T19:10:48+00:00

Docker Compose 1.6: Network and Volume Support

2016-02-07T18:48:37+00:00

With Compose 1.6, Docker is now offering full Compose support for Docker Engine's network and volumes features. The change will allow users to describe more complex applications, including "multiple network tiers and complex storage configurations." Follow the link below for a complete write-up from Docker: COMPOSE NETWORK AND VOLUMES SUPPORT

Docker Compose 1.6: Network and Volume Support 2016-02-07T18:48:37+00:00

CoreOS Rocket 1.0 Released

2016-02-07T18:27:40+00:00

CoreOS just launched Rocket 1.0: a container runtime system that meets the AppContainer image specification (industry standard spec as agreed to by the Open Container Initiative), and runs Docker. Check out the link below for a complete write-up from InformationWeek: COREOS LAUNCHES ROCKET

CoreOS Rocket 1.0 Released 2016-02-07T18:27:40+00:00