Containers

Linux containers, Docker, CoreOS, Kubernetes, Windows containers, and related technologies to make portable application objects

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What is ACI? Microsoft’s Azure Container Instances explained

The “container as a service” lets you rapidly create and launch containerized applications, including from Kubernetes, without any overhead and with an easily scriptable set of commands

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How to keep container secrets secret

Keeping secrets secret in container-based applications is complex and challenging, but far from hopeless

Which Docker container monitoring solutions work the best?

This IT Central Station report is based on real users’ feedback on Docker container-monitoring tools

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Azure Container Instances: No Kubernetes required

Microsoft's new container service offers a middle ground between Azure Functions and Azure Container Service, with orchestration optional but available

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Ease into Kubernetes on Microsoft Azure

With Kubernetes baked into Azure Container Service, it’s easy to spin up Kubernetes-managed container clusters that tap native Azure services

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Attack and response: Cloud-native cybersecurity vs. virtual machine security

Securing containers and cloud-native workloads is different than securing virtual machines (VMs), and it all starts with understanding attack and response and the ever-evolving nature of threats.

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OCI container standards arrive at last

The OCI 1.0 spec for container image formats and runtimes will mainly impact the long-term development of enterprise-oriented container products

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Review: Windows Server containers are new and strange

Microsoft’s Docker-driven container feature works as advertised, but comes with a steep learning curve

Containers: Everything you need to know

We take a look at what containers are, the options available and whether they’ll ever replace virtual machines

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How to get started with Kubernetes

From Hello Minikube to Kubernetes Anywhere to example microservices apps, the options for learning Google’s container orchestration tool abound

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Review: Alpine Linux is made for Docker

Stripped-down Linux distribution shines for containers and appliances, but you have to earn it

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What's new in Kubernetes 1.7

The container orchestration standard adds local storage, encryption for secrets, and under-the-hood extensibility

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Kubernetes's days may be numbered as open source changes

What happens if Google finds more efficient ways to drive paying customers to the Google Cloud Platform and other services?

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How to think about Docker security

Is Docker secure? To answer that question, we need to look at the entire Docker stack

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How to get started with containerization

Given how truly disruptive containers are, it's easy to get excited and want to go all in. But there's much to be gained by getting a lay of the land before you jump

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Inside Windows Server’s containerized Linux future

Microsoft’s Windows Server strategy is about to change, with faster updates, a lot of Linux love, and a devops focus

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Kubernetes foundation takes on container networking

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation adds another open source project to its container-centric toolbelt

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3 benefits you didn’t expect from Linux containers

Containers started with technical people, so many of the benefits are known instinctively by users. But if you are new to containers, these benefits might not be obvious.

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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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