TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (05/25/18-06/01/18)

In this week’s TL;DR post:

Sysdig Releases 2018 Docker Usage Report

Sysdig, the cloud-native intelligence company, announced today the release of the second annual Docker Usage Report, a comparison of how a broad cross-section of vertical industries and companies have adopted and are using containers in their environments. The report shows, that software container adoption increased by 50% in just one year.

Kata targets secure container infrastructure

Kata Containers uses code from Intel Clear Containers and Hyper runV. It consists of six components and is designed to be architecture agnostic. This means it will run on multiple hypervisors. It is also compatible with the Open Container Initiative (OCI) specification for Docker and the Container Runtime Initiative in Kubernetes. At KubeCon 18, Liz Rice, Aqua Security, gave a keynote called Running with Scissors. Rice showed just how easy it was to break out of a container with Kubernetes.

See How Docker Accelerates Digital Transformation in the Enterprise at Dockercon 2018

DockerCon has everything you and your company need in order to understand how to accelerate digital and multi-cloud initiatives with containerization. Come to network and learn from your peers, as well as gain access to leaders and innovators in the container industry.

Announcing Dockercon 2018 Session: Cool Hacks

One of the most anticipated sessions at DockerCon is Cool Hacks, where we showcase a few members of the Docker community pushing the envelope on what you can achieve with Docker, in a demo heavy session, showing trends of what innovators are building on top of the Docker platform. This year, we’ll talk about Space, AI and Serverless!

Flatcar Linux: The CoreOS Operating System Lives on Beyond
Red Hat

During KubeCon + CloudNativeCon in Copenhagen, attendees were re-introduced to Kinvolk, a Berlin-based group of open source contributors, including Chris Kühl, who were early contributors to the rkt container runtime devised at CoreOS and since donated to the CNCF. Now, Kühl and his colleagues have committed to producing and maintaining a fork of CoreOS Container Linux. Called Flatcar Linux, its immediate goal is to maintain its container-agnostic architecture, and maybe later try resuming its own development path.

Canonical Shakes up the Market for OpenStack Distributions

The market for OpenStack distributions is ripe for some disruption and commodification, at least in the eyes Canonical founder, Mark Shuttleworth, who shook up the audience in a talk on the subject at the OpenStack Summit this week in Vancouver.

How Amazon EKS Brings Best of Kubernetes and Amazon Web Services

The Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS,) which was launched at AWS re:Invent in December last year, is going to become generally available soon. Amazon took about six months to ensure that the managed Kubernetes service is ready to deal with production deployments. Since the announcement, the Amazon EKS team has been busy integrating some of the core features of AWS with Kubernetes.

Are Docker Containers Worth the Risk? Here’s How to Decide

Docker containers reduce some of the risks of application deployment. But they also add new ones. Assessing the extent to which Docker can reduce your application’s net risk is a key step in determining whether Docker is right for you. Here’s how to do that.


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