Docker is nothing more than a handy container. But for a lot of use cases, it's opening up amazing new possibilities for making development and deployment work together more closely than ever. It's an open source project designed to make it easy to create lightweight, portable, self-sufficient containers of an application,...
The Docker open source container project has released version 0.9, which is particularly notable for two major improvements: execution driversand libcontainer. Second, it got a major boost when Red Hat announced the extension of its application certification program to include containerized applications.
Without solid storage, the data of the cloud lives only in the moment. Within OpenStack, storage comes in two flavors: object storage, which stores chunks of information, and block storage, which is more analogous to the traditional idea of a disk drive image.
Enterprise applications may or may not be ready for cloud deployment. Cloud Technology Partners believes that PaaSLane is the perfect tool for evaluating enterprise Java and .NET applications and determining if they're ready for the cloud.