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Twistlock aims to do Docker security better than Docker

Former Microsoft R&D engineers are pushing an end-to-end solution for Docker security, assuming Docker doesn't beat them to the punch

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Docker finally puts its security best practices on paper

Docker and others have collaborated on codifying a long-overdue list of security best practices

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CoreOS gains on Docker, with support from Google, Red Hat, VMware

Google, Red Hat, VMware, and Apcera adopt App Container as an alternate to Docker in Kubernetes

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Mesos adds Kubernetes, containers to data center management system

Mesosphere's DCOS, for managing Linux systems and applications at scale, takes on container-management duties, thanks to Google's Kubernetes

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Ubuntu 15.04 combines OpenStack and LXD hypervisor in one package

Canonical's new Linux distribution unveils its LXD container runtime, which offers the best features of both containers and VMs

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VMware bestows new container powers upon vSphere/vCloud

The Project Photon and Project Lightwave containerized app technologies are aimed primarily at existing vSphere and vCloud Air users

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Docker 1.6 caters to dev and ops alike with new features

The latest release of Docker includes an all-new framework for distributing Docker images and logging options to satisfy both ops and devs

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Docker attracts another $95 million in venture funding

After Docker's fourth round of funding it's time to ask: When will the container maven be able to cut the investor purse strings?

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Microsoft: Docker for Windows Server is right around the corner

Microsoft will demo Docker Engine on Windows Server, one of several upcoming container-centric initiatives by both Microsoft and Docker, at the BUILD conference

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CoreOS's Tectonic shift: Enterprise-grade container management

Tectonic, the enterprise distribution of CoreOS's container management stack, leverages Google's Kubernetes -- and a round of Google venture capital

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OpenStack, bare metal, or containers? Yes to all three

Piston's new CloudOS aims to manage bare metal servers, VMs in OpenStack, and eventually containers

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Could Docker replace package management?

Linux's package management headaches could be solved by way of containers, but experts warn it's only half a solution

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Google Cloud Launcher deploys VM-based apps in a snap

Google offers a new service for launching packaged apps in VMs to Cloud Platform, by way of a partnership with Bitnami

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Joyent's Docker host runs containers on bare metal without VMs

Triton Elastic Container Infrastructure is the latest example of a third party solving Docker's problems

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Revealed: The best and worst of Docker

Docker experts talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly of the ubiquitous application container system

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Red Hat wants to do for containers what it's done for Linux

With Red Hat's new partner program, toolkit, and certification system, the company looks to be at the heart of containerization

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Docker's new acquisition does containers on the desktop

The company's latest buy, Kitematic, eases the use of Docker on Macs -- and soon Windows

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Red Hat's Atomic Host promises safer, sleeker Docker

RHEL Atomic Host boasts of better controls and security over containers, promotes Docker as a building block for hybrid clouds

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