TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (10/21/16–10/28/16)

2016-10-30T17:31:42+00:00

Last week's big container news came out of the OpenStack Summit, where IBM engineers demonstrated a live container migration, without service interruption. More on that below. Last week also saw new tools and "how tos," including a 10/26 tutorial on the Triton Container Name Service, a 10/25 tutorial on Dockerizing Go applications, and "Portainer," a [...]

TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (10/21/16–10/28/16) 2016-10-30T17:31:42+00:00

Free Training: Docker Storage, Docker Volume Drivers

2016-10-26T13:00:04+00:00

Last week, InfoSiftr hosted a free webinar on Docker volume drivers and storage. This was presented by Tianon Gravi (Docker Core Maintainer and SVP of Operations for InfoSiftr), and covered local volumes, bind mounts, and Docker volume plugins, as well as a brief overview of Docker itself. “Docker is a process isolation / supervisor that [...]

Free Training: Docker Storage, Docker Volume Drivers 2016-10-26T13:00:04+00:00

Friday’s DDoS Attack Exposes IoT Security Flaws

2016-10-25T08:40:40+00:00

Friday's massive outages (affecting Twitter, GitHub, and Spotify, among others), were caused by a DDoS attack, with requests originating from Internet of Things (IoT) devices. These included devices such as CCTV cameras and digital video recorders, which made a flood of requests to Dyn, a DNS service. The New Stack article, linked below, discusses the [...]

Friday’s DDoS Attack Exposes IoT Security Flaws 2016-10-25T08:40:40+00:00

TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (10/14/16–10/21/16)

2016-10-25T08:11:42+00:00

Last week's container news was full of VMWare, a company which had previously demonstrated their commitment to containers by optimizing for Docker, releasing “Harbor” (an open source project which added role-based access control for Docker), and announcing vSphere Integrated Containers and the Photon Platform, which support building and running applications within containers. This past week, [...]

TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (10/14/16–10/21/16) 2016-10-25T08:11:42+00:00

Docker on Windows Server: What It Means for You

2016-10-21T09:28:08+00:00

Last month, we mentioned that Windows Server now supports Docker and that there would be a partnership between Docker and Microsoft going forward. This is the result of years of collaboration between Microsoft and Docker, and it’s big news for the Docker platform. As Scott M. Fulton III wrote for The New Stack, the Microsoft [...]

Docker on Windows Server: What It Means for You 2016-10-21T09:28:08+00:00

Docker Alibaba Partnership Announced

2016-10-18T19:00:38+00:00

Docker recently announced a partnership with Alibaba Cloud, "China's largest cloud provider and the fourth largest web hosting provider globally." According to Docker SVP of marketing David Messina, this partnership is, "focused on driving and accelerating the production adoption of Docker in an explicit geography, China, the second largest economy in the world." Alibaba Cloud [...]

Docker Alibaba Partnership Announced 2016-10-18T19:00:38+00:00

TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (10/10/16–10/16/16)

2016-10-17T12:39:39+00:00

Last week saw the announcement of DockerCon US 2017, already the sixth DockerCon since Docker began popularizing containers in 2013. It's clear containers have come along way. Apart from the DockerCon announcement, this past week's container news included new products, developing concepts, matured features/functionality, and the widespread adoption that characterizes tech that's no longer “bleeding [...]

TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (10/10/16–10/16/16) 2016-10-17T12:39:39+00:00

Docker Introduces InfraKit

2016-10-14T15:16:46+00:00

Docker has just announced InfraKit, a "declarative management toolkit for orchestrating infrastructure," which is open source and can be used to create and manage "declarative, self-healing infrastructures," according to Docker. Follow the link below to read about the origins of InfraKit, along with a complete description of this toolkit and its place in the community: [...]

Docker Introduces InfraKit 2016-10-14T15:16:46+00:00

Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes

2016-10-14T13:49:16+00:00

Canonical -- a Linux distributor -- recently released their own commercially-supported version of Kubernetes. It's Ubuntu-based, with a focus on "security, elasticity and compatibility across all public and private infrastructure," according to an article from The New Stack. This release coincided with the release of Kubernetes 1.4 late last month. Follow the link below for [...]

Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes 2016-10-14T13:49:16+00:00

DockerCon US 2017: Austin, April 17-20

2016-10-12T11:06:07+00:00

Docker has just announced DockerCon US 2017, which will take place in Austin, Texas from April 17-20. Here's a brief breakdown of the agenda: 4/17: Paid training, workshops, welcome reception 4/18: DockerCon Day 1, After Party 4/19: DockerCon Day 2 4/20: DockerCon Day 3 (repeat top sessions, labs and workshops) We'll be sharing more info [...]

DockerCon US 2017: Austin, April 17-20 2016-10-12T11:06:07+00:00