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SaltStack expands container support for Docker and beyond

The cloud automation system's newest release beefs up its Docker features, but also is ready for the rise of other container technologies

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Four no-bull insights into Docker's next steps

It's been a wild week for the app container technology; here's what to keep in mind about its near-future evolution

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Docker expands and fine-tunes container orchestration services

Docker Machine, Docker Swarm, and Docker Compose deal with all phases of an application's lifecycle

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Docker derailed? CoreOS’s rabble rousing might work

An argument is brewing over whether to press forward with Docker as we know it or to start anew with a different app container system

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CoreOS: Dump Docker for our more secure replacement

CoreOS has devised App Container and Rocket, its own standard that goes back to Docker's roots

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Can't wait for Docker on Windows? Try Spoon

Spoon app-containerization technology for Windows offers some Docker technology, but with an emphasis on desktop apps

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Microsoft brings Docker CLI to Windows

The Windows CLI brings Microsoft closer to full Docker container support, but many more pieces must still click into place

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Docker gains migration and networking help with Flocker

Flocker promises to address issues of data portability and migration between systems, but the project is still in its early stages

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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

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