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10 open source tools to make Docker even more powerful

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Parallels CTO: Linux container security is not the problem

James Bottomley of Parallels, a key contributor to containerization on Linux, pushes back on security claims and other criticisms

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Desktop-as-a-Service: Your BYOD assist

Using virtualized desktops delivered from the cloud is a way to bring apps to wherever your users are working and whatever they're working on

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Ubuntu Unicorn horns in on CoreOS territory

Ubuntu 14.10's emphasis on containers and orchestration sets it on a collision course with the Docker-powered CoreOS

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5 ways Docker is fixing its networking woes

Networking for Docker containers has never been easy, but these five projects offer ideas for improvement

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Docker 1.3 tightens container security with digital signatures

The newest revision of Docker verifies digital signatures on containers, for deeper authentication and security features

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Docker Engine for Windows Server puts Microsoft on an uncharted path

Docker and Microsoft come together to add the app-containerization technology to a future release of Windows Server

VMware lets users run virtualized desktops locally with Flex

Employees get a desktop they can use without Internet access and IT keeps control of it

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StackEngine forges a new breed of Docker tools for ops teams

StackEngine courts ops teams that feel left out by dev-leaning Docker automation and management options

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Run anywhere again: Java hooks up with Docker

Zulu JVM is the first Docker offering to be officially certified as Java-compliant

Google Dart does Docker, but will developers follow?

Google Dart now has Docker images, but the language's biggest problem remains: Developer uptake, not ease of deployment

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Docker nets $40 million in funding, hopes to hook bigger fish: Enterprises

Developers and admins are already onboard; now Docker wants to lure enterprises with training and new features

Weave project knits together networks for Docker containers

Weave promises networking to fit Docker applications, rather than forcing admins to configure networks to accommodate Docker

Dev and test the Docker way

New Shippable platform, available in both cloud- and self-hosted forms, helps developers prep workflows for Docker

DigitalOcean spins up Docker-powered hosting with CoreOS

The Docker-powered CoreOS distribution will make it easier to build scalable cloud apps

CoreOS's Rudder steers software-defined networking for Docker

Creator of a Docker-based Linux distribution rolls out its answer to the networking headaches common to Docker containers

Microsoft Azure makes nice with Google to get a piece of Docker

Microsoft Azure digs deeper into Docker, with visual tool and Kubernetes support for containers

Container convergence: Docker, VMware, and Google team up

Docker-VMware partnership lets Docker containers run on VMware infrastructure, with help from Google and Pivotal

Docker founder Solomon Hykes explains Docker

You've no doubt heard of Docker, but if you don't get what it is or why it was created, its founder lays it all out

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