Application Virtualization

Application Virtualization news, information, and how-to advice

stage lights action theatre
Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Azure CTO

embrace opensource

RHEL 7.2 embraces containers

The newest version of RHEL uses containers for system management on top of running container workloads, but Red Hat hasn't forgotten about more conventional needs

Hewlett Packard Enterprise new signs

Containers get a fresh business boost from Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hewlett Packard Enterprise just rolled out an entire portfolio of Docker-focused products


VMware extends container campaign with open source Photon Controller

Photon Controller is part of a larger mission to give VMware another toehold in the post-VM world

buffet salads food feast catering smorgasboard

Docker 1.9 feasts on smorgasbord of add-ons

With Docker 1.9's release, third parties like Rancher Labs, CoreOS, and Google are leveraging its new functionality and adding their own

containerx baremetal aws6.jpg copy

Ex VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix workers set up application container company

Startup ContainerX has created a platform for IT operations administrators to centrally manage clusters of application containers

alphabet soup pasta background 000005563824

Yelp cooks up a PaaS using Docker and Mesos

PaaSTA leverages common open source components, but may not appeal to enterprises seeking a 'deploy and go' solution

Google Container Engine logo

Google sharpens its container-focused cloud products for battle

New updates to its container-focused cloud offerings bring in features from Docker v2 and Kubernetes 1.1

Cargo ship with shipping containers in ocean

Joyent: The Docker-friendly cloud you’ve never heard of

Joyent started the container party, later validated by Docker. Despite superior technology, does an independent public cloud like Joyent have a chance?

Doctor in holding tablet with medical images floating out of it

Docker 1.9 cures networking and storage ailments

Docker finally fixes long-standing problems with networking and storage, but they're only the first steps on a new road

trophies ribbons winners prizes

The best new features in Windows Server 2016 (so far)

From Nano and Docker to software-defined networking and storage features, the next version of Windows Server is packed with great additions


Hypernetes unites Kubernetes, OpenStack for multitenant container management

Hypernetes project aims to deliver container orchestration with VM-level isolation

cloud storage

Docker grabs cross-cloud container manager Tutum

Docker will incorporate its services with Tutum's, which provides cloud-agnostic deployment mechanisms for containers

security open lock

Red Hat teams with Black Duck to keep containers secure

Enterprises can use Black Duck Hub to screen containers hosted in Red Hat OpenShift for open source vulnerabilities

Video: CoreOS, VMware, and Google debate the state of containers

Three key movers discuss containers' unique and valuable qualities, as well as the work that still lies ahead


Amazon upgrades container services to keep up with Google, Docker

A distributed registry, a CLI, and slicker scheduling have landed in Amazon's container system to help it keep up with the competition

magnifying glass on business chart

Container management and monitoring dominate Amazon Re:Invent

Third-party solutions for monitoring, managing, and protecting containers on AWS step in to fill the gaps left by Docker or Amazon

Where to start with containers and microservices

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

open source 3

Docker and Mesosphere power Microsoft's new Azure service

Microsoft's container service leverages two key open source technologies, further evidence of open source's growing role in building Azure

Load More