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4 extra-strength container security tools for Docker and Kubernetes

These third-party offerings bring enterprise monitoring, policy-based controls, in-container auditing, and hardened Linux kernels to container-based applications

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Docker will include Kubernetes in the box

Both the enterprise and desktop editions of Docker will include Kubernetes, making the container technology easier to use in both development and production environments

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4 cool Kubernetes tools for mastering clusters

Need to switch Kubernetes contexts in a flash? Want to know what pods are burning up CPU? These tools have all that covered and more

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CoreOS's Linux platform bolsters enterprise Kubernetes features

Some of the new additions to Tectonic are still in beta, but many unlock enterprise-empowering features from the latest edition of Kubernetes

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Puppet zeroes in on containers, cloud workloads

The devops vendor also is upgrading its Enterprise edition and offering a service to tell users what they have running inside of Docker containers

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As containers mature, new startups fill out the ecosystem

Now that containers are a common IT ingredient, they bring new problems—and the latest wave of investment in container companies focus on their solutions

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3 signs your Kubernetes distro is built to last

As the container orchestration system booms in popularity and acceptance, so will commercial Kubernetes offerings. Here's how to avoid a Kubernetes bubble

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Docker, Microsoft, HPE partner to port legacy apps to containers

The Docker Modernize Traditional Apps Program will help relieve the heavy lifting of porting legacy applications to containers

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Docker debuts containerized kit for building Linux distros

LinuxKit provides tools for creating container-centric Linux distros, and the Moby Project helps integrate container elements Docker has released to the community

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Twistlock 2.0 brings compliance controls to Docker containers

Third-party container security tool can now help organizations enforce HIPAA or PCI rules on containerized apps

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Serverless computing picks up new Docker option

New Func service lets users run lambda-style functions through code hosted in Docker containers

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Kubernetes is king in container survey

Container monitoring company Sysdig also looked at the most popular apps running containers and found that no one container registry rules the roost

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Free for all: CoreOS joins Docker in donating container core

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation now manages both CoreOS and Docker container runtimes, but don't expect them to merge anytime soon

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Linux kernel holds key for advanced container networking

The experimental open source Cilium project uses an existing Linux kernel feature to provide containers with fast, powerful networking

CoreOS opens its Kubernetes power to Azure and OpenStack

Now in new cloud environments, the Tectonic container-based Linux distro is becoming a showcase for Kubernetes projects beyond container orchestration

IBM chases Google, Microsoft with Kubernetes in the cloud

IBM follows Google and Microsoft in offering hosted Kubernetes as a service, with direct access to the container orchestration system's APIs

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Docker frees container core for Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Docker has donated its containerd core container runtime to the CNCF to ensure open oversight

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Mesosphere DC/OS brings elastic scale to Redis, Couchbase

The latest version adds new big data applications and more container introspection and logging tools

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