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Container Platform

A container platform is a way of deploying, running and managing containers. It consists of a container engine, deployment tooling and various management, security and monitoring tools and features. Popular containers platforms are Kubernetes, Docker Swarm and OpenShift, as well as managed services from Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.

GitOps, is it the next big thing after DevOps

GitOps, is it the next big thing after DevOps?

There is a new kid on the block, and I am not talking about a collaboration with the Backstreet Boys here. DevOps has a new buzz word and that word is...

Is cloud-native becoming mainstream? Yes, says CNCF

The CNCF regularly surveys the marketplace to understand adoption of cloud-native technologies. The results of the most recent survey shows some interesting adoption rates, indicating that cloud-native technologies are becoming mainstream. Why...
Not running containers in production is a risk. Here’s why

Not running containers in production is a risk. Here’s why

Two simple questions to start your working day with: How many VMs do you use in production to host your applications? How many containers do you run in production? If you do...
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Docker Desktop Enterprise is the best feature of Docker Enterprise 3.0. Here’s why.

Docker released Enterprise 3.0, and Docker Desktop Enterprise is the big new thing in this release. Docker Desktop Enterprise, or DDE, extends the Docker Enterprise container platform to the developer's system...
What’s new with Hashicorp Nomad 1.0

What’s new with Hashicorp Nomad 1.0?

On the 8th of December 2020, Nomad came of age, reaching the venerable milestone of 1.0. Nomad is a simple and flexible workload orchestrator to deploy and manage containers and non-containerized...

Why the PX-Backup container-native approach is crucial for data protection

Containers are very different than virtual machines. The more prescriptive way containers store data forces admins and developers to put more thought into which data goes where. It also means traditional...
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VMware’s not done expanding its Kubernetes ecosystem; buys Octarine

VMware announced that its acquiring Octarine, a Kubernetes security startup offering continuous security and compliance for automated pipelines. Intrinsic security Reading the VMware blog post on the acquisition, Octarine is part of VMware's intrinsic security...
Containers Today attracts international speakers for Dutch containerization event

Containers Today attracts international keynote speakers for Dutch containerization event

Containers Today is the biggest Dutch event about containerization. On June 27th, international keynote speakers share their vision on what containerization means for your software development projects. Keynotes Key speakers during the event...
Are Containers a first class citizen in the enterprise

Are Containers a first class citizen in the enterprise?

Are Containers now first class citizen in the enterprise.
Monitoring your containers

Monitoring your containers is hard. Sensu is here to help.

The introduction of new technologies in to an enterprise can bring issue of visibility black-spots due to an inadequate ability to monitor the services