Yesterday saw the announcement of the Open Container Project in San Francisco. It is a Linux Foundation project that will hold the specification and basic run-time software for using software containers. This is all "A Good Thing™." The list of folks signing up to support the effort contains the... Read more
Tools like Docker and Vagrant are Ansible are hotter than ever. What's their secret?
David Strauss tells us how Pantheon uses containers to isolate many Drupal applications from development to production environments. His upcoming DrupalCon talk, PHP Containers at Scale: 5K Containers per Server, will give us an idea of the techniques for defining and configuring containers to get... Read more
When you're interested in learning a new technology, sometimes the best way is to watch it in action—or at the very least, to have someone explain it one-on-one. Unfortunately, we don't all have a personal technology coach for every new thing out there, so we turn to the next best thing: a great... Read more
Learn about the next steps in securing Docker containers, and what is being done to make sure that containers are safe for production use.
An update on what is going on in the development of security features for Docker, and how you can help ensure that your containers are secure.
In this interview, learn more from Jonathan Boulle of CoreOS about the Rocket project, the container application specification, and how the tech industry is adapting to the rising popularity of containers with new tools and standards for their management.
Surely you've heard of Docker by now. No? This open source containers project has grown enormously in popularity over the past year, leading many of our readers to wonder not just "what is it?" but "is this a good tool for me?"
Virtually everywhere you look in the IT stack—from storage to networking, compute, mobile, and virtualization—the most exciting innovations are being led by open source.
Vincent Batts, who works at Red Hat on Docker and OpenShift technologies, explains Docker and Linux Containers (LXC). Containers have been around for a few years, being introduced into the Linux kernel in 2008, but Docker has brought new attention to them this year. So what's the big deal around... Read more