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Docker founder Solomon Hykes


Docker goes rootless -- and that's a good thing

Containers will no longer have to be run as root in Linux, thanks to a new feature in Docker 1.10

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CoreOS launches Rocket 1.0 directly at Docker

CoreOS's container runtime has better default security and full Docker compatibility

The sun sets on original Docker PaaS

In a shrinking PaaS market, dotCloud could no longer compete with more upscale competitors

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Google's new managed containers are brought to you by Red Hat

Having Red Hat's OpenShift Dedicated on Google Cloud Platform is another step toward Google building an open source hybrid cloud

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Docker kicks off the unikernel revolution

Until now, unikernels were an experimental OS-plus-application technology. Docker wants to make them as easy to assemble and work with as the company's trademark containers

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Review: Joyent Cloud runs closer to the metal

Through clever engineering, Joyent gives you faster startups and more speed than VM-based clouds

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6 signs containers will gain ground in 2016

There's little question containers will continue to reshape IT in the coming year; here are several insights into what might happen

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2015: The year containers upended IT

Few recent technologies have shaken up IT's possibilities as thoroughly as containers. Here are the major shifts over the past year

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3 reasons why Oracle bought StackEngine

The tiny startup that aids ops teams with Docker has been snapped up to become part of Oracle Public Cloud

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How computer security changed in 2015

We made progress, suffered setbacks, added complexity, and did little to deter the onslaught of cyber crime

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Weaveworks wants to fix Docker's networking woes

Weaveworks promises to make Docker networking less brittle and difficult to manage -- something Docker might want as a standard feature

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Docker add-ons take center stage

By calling attention to third-party Docker add-ons in various categories, Docker's working to defray criticism of how its native solutions are often the only ones used

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Red Hat CloudForms 4 takes command of Azure and containers

Red Hat's hybrid cloud management solution adds Azure and container tech to an arsenal of supported technologies


First look: Run VMs in VMs with Hyper-V containers

Windows Server 2016’s Hyper-V containers are lighter weight than traditional VMs and more secure than traditional containers

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Open Container Initiative must balance Docker, CoreOS demands

Industry consortium has the messy task of creating a true open standard for software containers and an open process for maintaining it

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Docker, Twistlock, CoreOS, and the state of container security

Cryptographic hardware keys, inspecting for flawed software, and end-to-end trust add up to secure containers

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The 5 biggest debuts at DockerCon

Throughout DockerCon Europe last week, new products and services made their first appearances, including Docker's fledgling management system

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Windows Server 2016's latest beta brings first look at Microsoft's new containers

The release also comes with improvements to the networking stack and changes to Hyper-V

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