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  • VMware prepares its virtualization stack for Docker

    VMware may have pioneered enterprise virtualization, but until Monday it had been relatively quiet when it comes to Docker containers, the popular lightweight form of application virtualization.

    Written by Joab Jackson21 April 15 06:54
  • Microsoft creates a container for Windows

    Hoping to build on the success of Docker-based Linux containers, Microsoft has developed a container technology to run on its Windows Server operating system.

    Written by Joab Jackson09 April 15 03:56
  • IBM climbs on the Docker bandwagon

    Docker fever continues to spread across the enterprise IT landscape. Following similar moves by Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, and Google, IBM is equipping its enterprise Cloud services to run the Docker virtualization containers.

    Written by Joab Jackson05 Dec. 14 03:04
  • CoreOS's Rocket launch aimed directly at Docker

    Citing concerns around Docker's security model and its increasingly complex supporting platform, CoreOS is developing Rocket, an alternative to the open-source container technology.

    Written by Joab Jackson02 Dec. 14 08:53
  • VMware prepares OpenStack for enterprise use

    VMware wants to bring enterprise-class reliability to OpenStack by releasing a distribution of cloud hosting software that runs on top of the virtualization stack.

    Written by Joab Jackson25 Aug. 14 22:03
  • Sparc and Windows get more love in Oracle VM update

    The latest release of Oracle's software for managing virtual machines offers the same set of features to Sparc users as to those who manage virtual machines on x86 servers.

    Written by Joab Jackson03 July 14 03:09
  • USENIX: Unstable code can lead to security vulnerabilities

    As if tracking down bugs in a complex application isn't difficult enough, programmers now must worry about a newly emerging and potentially dangerous trap, one in which a program compiler simply eliminates chunks of code it doesn't understand, often without alerting the programmer of the missing functionality.

    Written by Joab Jackson20 June 14 06:45
  • Docker all geared up for the enterprise

    Docker 1.0 has officially arrived, giving organizations a proper chance to use the emerging cloud technology to create and run applications with even more agility.

    Written by Joab Jackson10 June 14 06:24