TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (12/16/16–12/23/16)

2016-12-25T17:13:12+00:00

Tutorials & How-Tos: Picking Monitoring Software, Securing Docker Services, Docker Deep Dive Picking Monitoring Software -- On 12/22, The New Stack shared a tutorial on “Picking the Right Monitoring Software” for your environment. The article explores build vs. buy (“this argument is very similar to building a house from scratch versus buying an existing, finished [...]

TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (12/16/16–12/23/16) 2016-12-25T17:13:12+00:00

TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (12/9/16–12/16/16)

2016-12-18T17:52:13+00:00

Docker Containerd Last week, Docker Inc. opened up containerd, the “core container runtime from the Docker Engine,” turning it into a community project with the potential for “open, vendor-neutral governance," according to an 12/14/16 article by eWeek. According to a 12/16/16 article by InformationWeek, the move, "brings universal container operations a step closer," moving toward [...]

TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (12/9/16–12/16/16) 2016-12-18T17:52:13+00:00

Containerd Now Open Source Project

2016-12-16T11:36:23+00:00

Earlier this week, Docker Inc. opened up containerd, the “core container runtime from the Docker Engine,” turning it into a community project with the potential for “open, vendor-neutral governance.” This according to a 12/14/16 article by eWeek. According to the article, Docker founder Solomon Hykes believes containerd will, “take the market to a new phase [...]

Containerd Now Open Source Project 2016-12-16T11:36:23+00:00

Kubernetes 1.5 Features Container Management for Windows, Stateful Apps Beta

2016-12-14T10:55:56+00:00

Tomorrow, Kubernetes will release Kubernetes 1.5, the last major release of their open-source container management system in 2016. The 1.5 release will feature container management for Windows Server for the first time. As the eWeek article (linked below) points out, “prior to the Kubernetes 1.5 release, Linux was the only supported operating system.” (Kubernetes was [...]

Kubernetes 1.5 Features Container Management for Windows, Stateful Apps Beta 2016-12-14T10:55:56+00:00

TL;DR – Recent Container News (11/30/16–12/9/16)

2016-12-11T11:13:17+00:00

Acquisitions & Partnerships: Docker/Canonical, Docker/Infinit, SUSE/HPE Docker and Canonical Partner on CS Docker Engine -- On 11/30/16, Docker and Canonical announced a Commercially Supported (CS) Docker Engine for Ubuntu. According to Docker, Inc., this agreement means "stable, maintained releases of Docker" will be available "as snap packages on Ubuntu, enabling direct access to the Docker, [...]

TL;DR – Recent Container News (11/30/16–12/9/16) 2016-12-11T11:13:17+00:00

AWS re:Invent 2016 Announcements

2016-12-09T09:52:08+00:00

At their recent re:Invent conference, (11/27-12/1 in Las Vegas), AWS announced a slew of new products and services. These included AI services, a mobile analytics tool, open-source software for container scheduling, and easy access to low-cost virtual private servers (VPS), among many others. In total, 14 major announcements came out of AWS/re:Invent last week. That [...]

AWS re:Invent 2016 Announcements 2016-12-09T09:52:08+00:00

Docker Acquires Infinit for Container Storage

2016-12-07T12:33:45+00:00

Docker Inc. just announced that they’re acquiring Infinit, a privately-held company specializing in distributed storage. According to the eWeek article linked below, the Infinit Storage Platform is “ideally suited for container and micro-services deployments,” and, “makes use of multiple nodes in a peer to peer model.” The platform also provides fault tolerance and self-healing (it [...]

Docker Acquires Infinit for Container Storage 2016-12-07T12:33:45+00:00

Docker a Security Platform According to Docker CEO

2016-12-05T19:08:53+00:00

At HPE’s "Discover London 2016" last Tuesday, Docker CEO Ben Golub reinforced Docker Inc.'s position that containerization architecture is "more secure by design," according to a recent article by The New Stack. The article quotes Golub as saying that, “the most security-conscious organizations... who are using Docker [are] using Docker not in spite of security [...]

Docker a Security Platform According to Docker CEO 2016-12-05T19:08:53+00:00

How To Raise Money For Your Startup – 12/7/16 at The Innevation Center

2016-12-05T18:52:43+00:00

“Startup dollars go further in Vegas.” That's according to Walls360, a Vegas-based startup we wrote about back in June. Their "Yes Vegas" infographic describes housing prices, office prices, taxes and business climate, and makes a compelling case that Vegas is indeed a great place to startup on a budget. But the real problem for Vegas [...]

How To Raise Money For Your Startup – 12/7/16 at The Innevation Center 2016-12-05T18:52:43+00:00

TL;DR – Recent Container News (11/17/16–12/2/16)

2016-12-04T13:02:27+00:00

Docker is no stranger to Amazon and Microsoft, with an integrated AWS Docker on Demand environment appearing back in September, and a complete Docker Microsoft partnership appearing just weeks later. Last week saw those relationships maturing: Docker for AWS moved from private to public beta, while Microsoft announced a simplified approach to developing and deploying [...]

TL;DR – Recent Container News (11/17/16–12/2/16) 2016-12-04T13:02:27+00:00