Webinar: Docker Volume Drivers and Storage – Live Web Docker Training 10/18/16

2016-09-30T17:27:58+00:00

InfoSiftr is hosting a webinar on Docker volume drivers and storage, 10/18/16 at 10 am (Pacific). The session will last 60 minutes and is presented by Tianon Gravi (Docker Core Maintainer, OCI Runtime Spec TDC member, Debian Developer, and SVP of Operations for InfoSiftr). “While the ideal world consists of entirely stateless applications,” the webinar [...]

Webinar: Docker Volume Drivers and Storage – Live Web Docker Training 10/18/16 2016-09-30T17:27:58+00:00

Docker On Windows Server Expands Reach of Docker Container Phenomenon

2016-09-27T20:10:12+00:00

eWeek has shared an article discussing the momentous introduction of Docker for Windows Server. According to the eWeek article, Docker Engine on Windows Server 2016 means that "Docker now runs on both Linux and Windows." And though there is not "complete interoperability between workloads running on the two different operating systems," Docker Datacenter can, "orchestrate [...]

Docker On Windows Server Expands Reach of Docker Container Phenomenon 2016-09-27T20:10:12+00:00

Docker Microsoft Partnership Announced

2016-09-27T19:54:38+00:00

Just after introducing Docker for Windows Server, Docker published another blog post, announcing a commercial partnership with Microsoft. According to the blog post, this partnership means: Commercially Supported Docker Engine (CS Docker Engine) "will be available to Windows Server 2016 customers at no additional cost" Windows Server 2016 customers using the CS Docker Engine will [...]

Docker Microsoft Partnership Announced 2016-09-27T19:54:38+00:00

Windows Server Now Supports Docker

2016-09-26T18:02:56+00:00

Today, Microsoft announced the availability of Windows Server 2016, which includes the ability to run and manage Docker containers. This is the result of years of collaboration between Microsoft and Docker teams. It will give Windows-based developers and IT teams access to the same containerization benefits that Linux users have been enjoying. According to the [...]

Windows Server Now Supports Docker 2016-09-26T18:02:56+00:00

Red Hat OpenShift Favors Kubernetes

2016-09-25T15:18:58+00:00

Red Hat has thrown its support behind Kubernetes -- and the new Open Container Initiative Daemon (OCID) -- with OpenShift Container Platform 3.3, a container-based platform-as-a-service (PaaS). The system uses Docker Engine, but focuses on Kubernetes, rather than Docker Swarm, for container orchestration and management. Follow the link below for an eWeek article covering these [...]

Red Hat OpenShift Favors Kubernetes 2016-09-25T15:18:58+00:00

Get Started with ContainerPilot

2016-09-25T15:07:00+00:00

Recently, we wrote about Michael McFall's presentation to Docker Las Vegas -- where he used ContainerPilot (plus Kafka and Zookeeper) to manage "Microservices Without Orchestrators." For those new to ContainerPilot, Joyent now has a handy getting started guide. Follow the link below to see Joyent's "Hello World" app and "dive deeper into ContainerPilot": JOYENT HELLO [...]

Get Started with ContainerPilot 2016-09-25T15:07:00+00:00

Microservices Without Orchestrators – Running ContainerPilot with Kafka and Zookeeper

2016-09-25T14:51:37+00:00

“Orchestration is big business.” That's what Michael McFall, CTO of Las Vegas-based CloudMode, says. Michael spoke to our Docker Las Vegas group Wednesday night, demonstrating a different kind of microservices implementation – one that required no orchestrators. Using statically configured services like Kafka and Zookeeper – plus Joyent's ContainerPilot – Michael showcased an environment where [...]

Microservices Without Orchestrators – Running ContainerPilot with Kafka and Zookeeper 2016-09-25T14:51:37+00:00

SAP OpenStack Containerized Platform

2016-09-25T14:45:35+00:00

Recently, Markus Riedinger's team at SAP "produced an automated, containerized, CI/CD-compatible OpenStack," by re-architecting "the division of labor in OpenStack among multiple containers." This according to a recent podcast by The New Stack. The podcast, linked below, covers "Kubernetes, OpenStack and the role that the enterprise has in using open source software to build their [...]

SAP OpenStack Containerized Platform 2016-09-25T14:45:35+00:00

Qbox’s Supergiant Managing Multitenancy

2016-09-25T14:34:14+00:00

According to The New Stack, Elasticsearch company "Qbox" is now offering Supergiant, an open source project that manages "distributed applications on Kubernetes clusters." In The New Stack article (linked below), Qbox CEO Mark Brandon is quoted as saying that Supergiant "has all the benefits of single tenancy, such as no 'noisy neighbor,' but all the [...]

Qbox’s Supergiant Managing Multitenancy 2016-09-25T14:34:14+00:00

Cloud Foundry Integrating Kubernetes

2016-09-25T14:18:45+00:00

The Cloud Foundry community is working to bring Cloud Foundry Service Broker capabilities to Kubernetes. This according to Chip Childers, VP of Technology for the Cloud Foundry Foundation. Childers says the Cloud Foundry Service Broker API is "a clean abstraction that allows 'services' to expose a catalog of capabilities, as well as the ability to [...]

Cloud Foundry Integrating Kubernetes 2016-09-25T14:18:45+00:00