Tags: Open Container Initiative

Cloud Native Computing Grows by 200 Percent

Over the last few years the way you moved applications from your data center to the cloud was lift-and-shift, refactor, or migrate to containers. The latter has gotten a kick in the pants as cloud-native techniques such as serverless computing and microservices have joined forces with containers....
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OCI Update: v1.0.1 Release and New Maintainer

Concurrently, we are gearing up for the next phase in ensuring broad adoption of common container image format and runtime specs as we prepare to launch an OCI certification/conformance program. This program will allow folks to be confident that their OCI solutions meet a high set of criteria that...
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Docker Leads OCI Release of V1.0 Runtime and Image Format Specifications

Today marks an important milestone for the Open Container Initiative (OCI) with the release of the OCI v1.0 runtime and image specifications – a journey that Docker has been central in driving and navigating over the last two years. It has been our goal to provide low-level standards as building...
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The Open Container Initiative Launches Version 1.0 of Its Container Specs

It took a while, but the Open Container Initiative (OCI) today announced the launch of the 1.0 versions of both its container runtime and image specs for software container. The two-year-old open source foundation was established by Docker and other leaders in the container ecosystem to be the...
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The Moby Project changes the way Docker is being developed and consumed.

How the Moby Project Pivots Docker’s Open Source Business Model

When Docker creator Solomon Hykes announced the Moby Project at DockerCon, he said it was very close to his heart. It was the second most important project since Docker itself. What makes the Moby Project so special for Hykes is that it fundamentally changes the Docker world. It changes the way...
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As we move into 2017, The Open Container Initiative reflects on the community's accomplishments in 2016 and how far they’ve come since being founded a little over a year ago.

OCI’s Push For Open Container Standards Continues in 2017

Chris Aniszczyk is The Linux Foundation’s Vice President of Developer Relations and Programs where he serves as the Executive Director of the Open Container Initiative and COO of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. As we kick off 2017 and look ahead to the coming year, I want to take some time...
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Microsoft joins The Linux Foundation
I was honored to join Scott Guthrie, executive VP of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise Group, at the Connect(); developer event in New York on Nov. 16, 2016.

Microsoft Steps Up Its Commitment to Open Source

Today The Linux Foundation is announcing that we’ve welcomed Microsoft as a Platinum member. I’m honored to join Scott Guthrie, executive VP of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise Group, at the Connect(); developer event in New York and expect to be able to talk more in the coming months about how we’...
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Container Format Dispute on Twitter Shows Disparities Between Docker and the Community

Should the Docker container image format be completely standardized? Or should Docker not be held back from evolving the format ahead of the open specification? This was the topic of a heated Twitter tussle last week between Google evangelist Kelsey Hightower and the creator of the Docker itself,...
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The Open Container Initiative has been around for more than year now; learn what the project has achieved so far.

What Has the Open Container Initiative Achieved in Its First Year?

The Open Container Initiative (OCI) was formed in June 2015. Their main goal was to  establish common standards for software containers. It was originally named the Open Container Project and later became a Linux Foundation project.  Founding members included CoreOS, Amazon Web Services, Apcera,...
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Can OCI Specs Protect Against Balkanization of Containers?

Open Container Initiative, the vendor conglomerate from different platform camps (Docker, CloudFoundry, etc.) with the promise of creating vendor neutral container standards, has announced the release of new image specification for container images. I thought this is a good time to reflect on the...
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