Enterprise Container DevOps Steps Up its Game with Kubernetes 1.6


Managing containers isn’t easy. That’s where such programs as Docker swarm mode, Kubernetes, and Mesosphere can make or break your containers initiatives. Perhaps the most popular of these, Kubernetes, has a new release, Kubernetes 1.6, that expands its reach by 50 percent to 5,000 node clusters. Conservatively, that means Kubernetes can manage 25,000 Docker containers at once.

In Kubernetes, a node is a virtual machine (VM) or physical server. Some people run as many as 500 containers per node, which means you could manage 2.5 million containers with Kubernetes. 

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