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Intel’s cloud project looks a lot like OpenStack

Intel project aims to manage VMs, bare metal, and containers side by side in the vein of OpenStack, but without the bloat or the missteps

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Mesosphere thinks outside the Kubernetes box

With new support for data services like Confluent and DataStax, DCOS and Mesos show how Kubernetes could be better without morphing into its competition

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Docker 1.12 debuts, bringing Windows, Mac desktop editions

Desktop development environments for Mac and Windows use native virtualization for speed and boost Docker's out-of-the-box cluster management and scheduling system

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Apache Mesos turns 1.0, but it’s no Kubernetes clone

The Apache project for container orchestration aims higher than merely managing Docker or being a Kubernetes competitor

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OpenVZ 7.0 runs Linux VMs like containers

The virtualization solution provides an alternative to Docker's application-centric philosophy

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NodeSource, Kubernetes team up for better app deployment, security

The NSolid server-side JavaScript platform is now preconfigured to deploy apps with the Kubernetes container management system

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OpenStack's future: Docker workloads on Kubernetes

OpenStack is set to become a Docker-ized app that runs on Kubernetes and help Google's plans for an open source hybrid cloud

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Kubernetes 1.3 tackles current and future container questions

The new version of the at-scale container management framework adds better support for increasingly critical container behaviors like persistency

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New toolset makes it possible to build and ship Docker containers within Ansible

Using Ansible playbooks, instead of Docker's tools, opens the doors to new kinds of dev automation

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CoreOS ramps up container scaling with ETCD 3.0

The technology for maintaining consensus and distributing data across a cluster now powers more than just container-based projects

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Nvidia plugin makes GPU acceleration possible in Docker containers

Machine learning apps in containers can't run GPU-accelerated code, but a new Docker plugin by Nvidia is set to remedy all that

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Red Hat builds Linux container security scanning into RHEL

The latest release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux features two directly integrated scanning mechanisms to find and block known vulnerabilities in containerized apps

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Red Hat opens the door to wider use of OpenShift container technology

New pricing and support levels are designed to entice developers into building private and hybrid clouds with OpenShift

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Microsoft Azure makes Docker a first-class citizen

The newest features for containers and microservices in Azure are another step away from the obtrusive toolchains of the Microsoft of old

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Read my lips, says Docker: Containers aren't VMs

A major form of confusion about containers says that they're a next-generation, lightweight replacement for VMs. But container advocates say that's never been the goal

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Docker 'swarm mode' aims to steal Kubernetes' thunder

The newest revision of Docker's core product aims to widen its appeal by adding a native app orchestration and clustering system

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Survey: Container use is way up -- and way different

Containers are in use more than ever, but for shorter stretches -- indicating they may be complementing existing IT modes, not displacing them

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Red Hat revamps OpenShift Online for containers

The newest version of Red Hat's PaaS for business uses the container-centric revamp of OpenShift for easier app deployment and management

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