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Docker, Microsoft, HPE partner to port legacy apps to containers

The Docker Modernize Traditional Apps Program will help relieve the heavy lifting of porting legacy applications to containers

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Docker debuts containerized kit for building Linux distros

LinuxKit provides tools for creating container-centric Linux distros, and the Moby Project helps integrate container elements Docker has released to the community

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Twistlock 2.0 brings compliance controls to Docker containers

Third-party container security tool can now help organizations enforce HIPAA or PCI rules on containerized apps

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Serverless computing picks up new Docker option

New Func service lets users run lambda-style functions through code hosted in Docker containers

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Kubernetes is king in container survey

Container monitoring company Sysdig also looked at the most popular apps running containers and found that no one container registry rules the roost

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Free for all: CoreOS joins Docker in donating container core

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation now manages both CoreOS and Docker container runtimes, but don't expect them to merge anytime soon

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Linux kernel holds key for advanced container networking

The experimental open source Cilium project uses an existing Linux kernel feature to provide containers with fast, powerful networking

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CoreOS opens its Kubernetes power to Azure and OpenStack

Now in new cloud environments, the Tectonic container-based Linux distro is becoming a showcase for Kubernetes projects beyond container orchestration

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IBM chases Google, Microsoft with Kubernetes in the cloud

IBM follows Google and Microsoft in offering hosted Kubernetes as a service, with direct access to the container orchestration system's APIs

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Docker frees container core for Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Docker has donated its containerd core container runtime to the CNCF to ensure open oversight

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Mesosphere DC/OS brings elastic scale to Redis, Couchbase

The latest version adds new big data applications and more container introspection and logging tools

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Pivotal, Google team up for Kubernetes cloud management

Project Kubo provides release engineering for the container management platform

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Kubernetes as a service simplifies public and private cloud management

With Platform9's Managed Kubernetes, enterprises can run Kubernetes without having to learn the intricacies of deploying and managing the software

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Docker 1.13 cleans up container management, but Mac issues remain

Latest version of the container software adds management, cleanup, and logging tools, but the MacOS edition still demands workarounds

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New framework uses Kubernetes to deliver serverless app architecture

Still in the early stages, the Fission framework turns any Kubernetes cluster into a system for delivering lambda architecture or serverless applications

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Kubernetes tool saves eBay from its OpenStack woes

TessMaster has helped eBay make containers its preferred code deployment method -- and speaks volumes about OpenStack's future role there

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'Hackable' hypervisor provides lightweight virtualization for Windows and Linux

Open source hypervisor KSM was built to be tiny and light, with uses ranging from a software sandbox to a complement to containerization

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2016: When Linux containers became mainstream

After making a splash with IT, container technology faced its next big mission: Become truly useful, not merely a gimmick. Here's how that unfolded

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