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New Red Hat project looks a lot like a Docker fork

The new OCID project places a variant of the Docker runtime directly into Kubernetes

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Bossie Awards 2016: The best open source datacenter and cloud software

InfoWorld's top picks of the year in open source platforms, infrastructure, management, and orchestration tools

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A 'boring' Docker fork could solve some problems -- and create others

Docker's tendency to move too fast and break too much has disgruntled many, but a separately maintained fork might create its own problems

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VMware dresses up Docker for the enterprise

VMware reworks Docker to add enterprises conveniences like user accounts managed through Active Directory and role-based access controls for Docker-hosted projects

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CrossOver for Android promises Windows app compatibility, but only on Intel

Long-awaited Windows emulation app for Android is finally available for early beta testing, but with no support for ARM devices, its audience is likely to be small

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CoreOS updates Kubernetes stack for enterprises

Tectonic 1.3 features scaling, role-based access, SSO integration, and management for users, groups, and LDAP directories

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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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