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Docker tools empower developers to create distributed applications.
Docker tools empower developers to create distributed applications.

4 Tutorials on Using Docker Tools to Run a Truly Distributed Application in Production

In this series of four tutorials, Docker Cookbook author Sebastien Goasguen introduces the Docker tools which empower developers to create distributed applications. He introduces Docker Compose, Docker Engine, Docker Machine, and Docker Swarm and demonstrates how to use them to create a multi-...
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Linux Foundation Launches Badge Program to Boost Open Source Security

The Linux Foundation has released the first round of CII Best Practices badges as part of a program designed to improve the quality and security of open-source software. Announced on Tuesday, the non-profit said the Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), a project which brings tech firms, developers...
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Docker Networking and DNS: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Docker SDN (Software Defined Network) already exists for quite some time. What is new, starting from the release 1.11, is the addition of DNS round-robin load balancing. That is both a reason for celebration and an opportunity to explore Docker networking and DNS. We’ll explore internal and...
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Docker’s Solomon Hykes: If Tools Aren’t Accessible, Our Industry Has Failed

For Solomon Hykes, founder and CEO of Docker, IT plumbing functions best if it is worked on by the entire community of its users, with developers modifying it however they wish and submitting the results back to the repository.  In this episode of The New Stack Makers podcast, The New Stack founder...
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How Big Is The Ecosystem Growing On Clouds?

Letting go of infrastructure is hard, but once you do – or perhaps more precisely, once you can – picking it back up again is a whole lot harder. This is perhaps going to be the long-term lesson that cloud computing teaches the information technology industry as it moves back in time to data...
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Virtustream Launches Global Hyper-scale Storage Cloud

Dell EMC cloud will face tough, entrenched competition from IBM Softlayer, Amazon, Microsoft and Oracle for enterprise storage business. EMC, soon to be known as Dell EMC in the enterprise IT world, on May 2 launched a global, hyper-scale storage cloud to compete in a huge emerging market with IBM...
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No Objections to Object Stores: Everyone's Going Smaller and Faster

A couple of weeks ago I published an article about high performance object storage. Reactions have been quite diverse. Some think that object stores can only be huge and slow and then others who think quite the opposite. In fact, they can also be fast and small. In the last year I’ve had a lot of...
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HPE Won’t Ignore Open Source NFV MANO

Now that we’ve got open source factions rivaling for attention in NFV management and network orchestration (MANO), it’s easy to forget that Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has had a complete MANO stack for a while. But that doesn’t mean the vendor won’t take an interest in Open Source MANO (OSM) ...
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Claude Shannon, the Father of the Information Age, Turns 1100100

Claude Shannon: Born on the planet Earth (Sol III) in the year 1916 A.D. Generally regarded as the father of the information age, he formulated the notion of channel capacity in 1948 A.D. Within several decades, mathematicians and engineers had devised practical ways to communicate reliably at data...
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Demystifying Containers for a Better DevOps Experience

Working with containers in the enterprise often can seem daunting to a business which has no experience with them. Developers and DevOps teams alike can benefit from implementing containers into their infrastructure and pipeline, as a solid container-based development workflow not only allows for...
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