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4 ways Docker is remaking Linux

Red Hat, Ubuntu, Suse, and CoreOS are following different paths for adopting Docker and its virtualization technology

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Amazon ECS turns Docker containers into the new VMs

Amazon's ECS launches Docker containers directly in EC2 instances, with automated clustering, scheduling, and management

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Docker on course for next big frontier: Container monitoring

As Docker grows, so too does the need to monitor containers and their apps, and third parties are stepping up

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RHEL takes up Docker management with Atomic Host

RHEL 7 Atomic Host provides management for both legacy Red Hat infrastructure and new container-based applications

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Microsoft courts non-Windows Web developers with RemoteIE

Azure-based RemoteIE lets developers test with Internet Explorer from Windows PCs, Macs, and iOS and Android devices -- for 10 minutes at a time

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Why CoreOS is a game-changer in the data center and cloud

Offering Linux as a service, CoreOS has become the preferred distro for Docker -- and may go a long way toward making data centers more cloudlike

Google gets a jump on Microsoft and Amazon with Container Engine

Google ups its Docker game and strikes first in the container race, ahead of Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services

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Docker container or VM? Canonical's LXD splits the difference

With LXD, Docker containers can emulate virtual machines while maintaining close-to-the-metal speed and high security

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Google does Docker better with Kubernetes-powered Container Engine

Google builds Container Engine around the Kubernetes Docker container orchestration project, complete with an open source infrastructure

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Red Hat brings Docker deployment to Software Collections

Red Hat will distribute apps via Docker to aid containerized development and plot possible future path for software updates

10 open source tools to make Docker even more powerful

10 open source tools to make Docker even more powerful

Better management, Web front ends, improved visibility into container apps -- the Docker ecosystem is evolving quickly, thanks to its vibrant open source community

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Parallels CTO: Linux container security is not the problem

James Bottomley of Parallels, a key contributor to containerization on Linux, pushes back on security claims and other criticisms

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Desktop-as-a-Service: Your BYOD assist

Using virtualized desktops delivered from the cloud is a way to bring apps to wherever your users are working and whatever they're working on

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Ubuntu Unicorn horns in on CoreOS territory

Ubuntu 14.10's emphasis on containers and orchestration sets it on a collision course with the Docker-powered CoreOS

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5 ways Docker is fixing its networking woes

Networking for Docker containers has never been easy, but these five projects offer ideas for improvement

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Docker 1.3 tightens container security with digital signatures

The newest revision of Docker verifies digital signatures on containers, for deeper authentication and security features

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Docker Engine for Windows Server puts Microsoft on an uncharted path

Docker and Microsoft come together to add the app-containerization technology to a future release of Windows Server

VMware lets users run virtualized desktops locally with Flex

Employees get a desktop they can use without Internet access and IT keeps control of it

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