A look back at the best open source tutorials and how-tos on Opensource.com in 2014.
What are microservices, how do container technologies allow for their use, and what other tools do application creators and system administrators need in order to create a microservice architecture for their deployment?
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at open source speech system from Stephen Hawking, Docker getting a competitor called Rocket, the White House playbook, and more!
Docker has broken a record in the speed in which it moved from being a disruptive technology to a commodity. The speed of adoption and popularity of Docker brings with it lots of confusion. In this post I wanted to focus on a trend of commentary that has been gaining popularity that I’ve started to... Read more
What's really accelerating today's pace of change in software is the combinations of many open source parts building on and amplifying each other. It's a dynamic that just isn't possible with proprietary software.
On the docker-dev list someone asked about Fedora documentation that described how you add a user to the docker group. The user wanted to allow his users to do a docker search to try to find images that they could use.
In my guide, I wrote about doing your research by casting a wide net, then evaluating yourself (your skills, your goals, and your time). In this evaluation to find the right fit, I looked at my motivations and skills, made a list of goals, and named a few target projects. I evaluate four open... Read more
In my previous on article on Docker Security, I wrote that containers do not contain. In this second part, I cover the security features that have been added to Docker to attempt to control processes within a container.
When it comes to open source cloud projects, everybody has an opinion. A new survey attempts to take a broad look at those opinions and learn something about the state of the state of the open cloud and where it is headed.
With the growing potential of Docker, it's becoming clear that the future of at least some of the data center is going to be containerized. But there are still challenges in getting containerized applications deployed and managed across real and virtual hardware.