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Is App Container Shakeout Underway?

The unexpected shut down of early application container developer ClusterHQ at the end of 2016 has some observers predicting that a shakeout in underway in the container sector as ...Full Article

Containers Depart ‘Hype’ Phase in 2016

Application containers made the jump from prototype to production in 2016 as the distributed application technology began to make headway in hyper-scale IT infrastructure. Along with an expanding ecosystem, ...Full Article

Docker Donates Container ‘Plumbing’

Docker Inc. is moving to expand its application container ecosystem by releasing to the open source community its underlying runtime used to execute containers while enlisting leading public cloud ...Full Article

Container Toolbox Grows With Azure Support

Microsoft moved this week to expand its Azure cloud container service with the release of extended native support for the Kubernetes cloud orchestrator along with upgraded support for Mesosphere ...Full Article

Container Vendors Move to Plug Production Gaps

Another batch of management tools targeting application containers emerged this week as vendors continue to plug holes in the emerging micro-services ecosystem while extending the capabilities of leading container ...Full Article

Docker, CoreOS Announce Container Deals

Docker Inc. has tapped into the emerging high-volume Chinese cloud market in a deal to provide a range of application container services to the cloud-computing arm of Chinese e-commerce ...Full Article

SoftBank Invests in Bare Metal Cloud Startup

Japan's SoftBank Group Corp. continues to invest in enterprise infrastructure developers, leading an early funding round and forming a partnership with bare metal server automation startup Packet. The partners ...Full Article

Flocker Gets a Flash Storage Manager

With persistent storage emerging as a key issue in application container deployments, a flash storage vendor has partnered with container data management software specialist ClusterHQ to build a storage ...Full Article

Container Vendors Downplay ‘Memory Pressure’ Concerns

Leading purveyors of application container infrastructure are downplaying a recent analysis that identifies a resource management feature in the Linux kernel as a potential "performance killer." LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD) ...Full Article

Container Testing Reveals ‘Memory Pressure’ on Apps

With early adopters of application container technology completing early testing in multi-tenant settings, potential performance issues are beginning to surface. Among them, according to hyper-scaler LinkedIn, is a Linux ...Full Article
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