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Where to start with containers and microservices

Lessons from Java and VMs show enterprise operations pros the way to microservices adoption

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First look: Run Docker in Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 debuts support for Docker and container management with PowerShell, with a few wrinkles

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Jenkins-Docker pairing gathers momentum

Jenkins and Docker together could be a force in continuous delivery

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VMware serves up a two-pronged approach to containers

vSphere Integrated Containers and Photon Platform aim to keep VMware's container-curious customers safely within the fold

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Flocker rounds up storage hardware support to bolster Docker

Can Docker handle third-party storage devices as flexibly as it handles software, too? Flocker is out to prove it can

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6 next-gen monitoring tools tackle Docker

Docker doesn't have to be a black box; peel back the lid with these tools and services designed to harvest statistics from containers

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Google's container management service exits beta, gets uptime guarantee

Google is now offering the Google Container Service, allowing customers to run full micro-services architecture on the Google Cloud

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First Docker, now Mesos: Windows broadens its support in containers

Microsoft teams with Mesosphere, making Windows servers easier to manage and broadening Azure's appeal

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Windows Server Containers arrive, with Docker support

The latest preview of Windows Server shows a new level of support for Docker and hints at Microsoft's overall ambitions with containers

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CoreOS's Rocket aims for greater container isolation

The next generation of CoreOS's container runtime uses Intel hardware-based isolation for added security. Will other container systems follow that example?


Docker Toolbox unites Compose, Boot2Docker, Kitematic

With Toolbox, Docker pulls together a collection of apps for working with containers on the desktop, long a pain point with users

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Docker Content Trust steps up container security

Docker Content Trust seeks to provide a standard security framework for Docker images, via open source key-sharing

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5 nifty new tools for Docker

From using Docker to power development environments to UIs for Docker tools, here are five recent additions to the Dockerverse

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Mirantis pins OpenStack hopes on CoreOS Tectonic container management

By certifying CoreOS Tectonic container management, Mirantis is using containers to help OpenStack stay relevant to enterprise audiences

Red Hat readies OpenStack for the enterprise

Red Hat has packaged OpenStack to make it easier to deploy for hosting mission critical jobs

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Kubernetes hits 1.0, and Google gives it away

Google's container orchestration system is now a community project -- good reason for Google to try to make an open hybrid cloud system with it

Google releases a cloud manager ready for the enterprise

With Kubernetes, Google wants to help enterprises adopt a container-based micro-services architecture

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Linux Foundation unboxes another container consortium

Under the new Cloud Native Computing Foundation, container companies will coordinate efforts to create a common stack for containerized apps

New industry group to bring Web-scale tech to the enterprise

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation will develop software for creating a 'micro-services' architecture

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