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Video: How to get started with Docker

DockerCon 2015 brought a bevy of presentations for both vets of the containerization technology and newcomers; this one's for the newbies

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10 container technologies to watch this year

From management to storage and networking to security, these startups have application containers covered.

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Docker's next mission: Sell to enterprises

With container standards on the way, Docker and others now turn their attention to monetizing the container revolution

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IBM announces container service for Bluemix

IBM Containers service, based on open source Docker software container technology, is designed to help developers deliver apps across hybrid cloud environments

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Docker donates container specs for OPC open standard

The Open Container Project is working on a common app-container format, but a standard needs to be more than simply open to work well

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Joyent hits the sweet spot between containers, VMs for Ubuntu

The first release of Joyent's Triton Elastic Container Infrastructure offers the ability to run Ubuntu Linux a la containers, for better performance and elasticity

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Flocker bundles Docker containers and data for easy transport

ClusterHQ's Flocker provides a solution for a long-standing Docker problem: keeping containers and their back-end data together while in transit

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If someone buys Docker, it won't be Microsoft

There are far more likely candidates than Microsoft, should Docker be interested in a deal

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Rancher lassoes up Docker containers for production deployments

Rancher Labs' management tools for Docker containers in production walk a fine line between augmenting existing Docker functionality and replacing it

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Look who's helping build Docker -- besides Docker itself

The top contributors to the Docker project include many familiar names -- and a few surprises

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Intel takes on CoreOS with its own container-based Linux

Clear Linux, Intel's new container-based distribution, bristles with ideas for how to run containers and perform OS management

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Containers have arrived -- and no one knows how to secure them

When you add yet another layer to the stack, you add security complexity, no matter what the proponents of Docker or competing container solutions say

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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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