Topic: containers

Portworx announces its most significant new release of PX-Enterprise to-date

Portworx has announced the preview of PX-Enterprise 1.4, which is the most significant new release of the solution so far. PX-Enterprise is used by organizations to run stateful containers in production. The company has added 3DSnap, which allows organizations to group and snapshot their data as a single unit. This allows them to maintain an … continue reading

Microsoft Azure Containers Instances now available

Microsoft has announced a new way to run containers without having to manage servers. Azure Container Instances (ACI) is a serverless solution for Linux and Windows containers. “ACI offers you an on-demand compute service delivering rapid deployment of containers with no VM management and automatic, elastic scale,” Corey Sanders, corporate vice president of Azure for … continue reading

Heptio Gimbal provides a robust load balancing platform built on Kubernetes

Heptio has announced the open source initiative Heptio Gimbal, which is a load balancer built on Kubernetes. Heptio Gimbal enables the unification and merging of Internet traffic into hybrid cloud environments. The project was created as a joint effort between Heptio and Actapio, a subsidiary of Yahoo Japan, as a way to modernize Yahoo Japan’s … continue reading

Aqua Security and VMware team up to protect VMs and containers

Aqua Security and VMware announced a new partnership to protect applications deployed across both virtual machines and containers. As part of the partnership, VMware’s AppDefense will combine with the Aqua Container Security platform in order to provide a security solution that covers containerized and non-containerized components. “The combined solution allows security teams to manage their … continue reading

Docker announces major update to its enterprise-ready container platform

Docker wants to advance container management and security with the release of Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) 2.0. Docker EE is an enterprise-ready container platform designed to manage and secure apps on Kubernetes. It provides multi-Linux, multi-OS and multi-cloud support. “As a complete platform that integrates and scales with your organization, Docker EE 2.0 gives you … continue reading

Open Container Initiative introduces Distribution Specification project for container images

The Open Container Initiative (OCI) has announced the launch of the Distribution Specification project. The project intends to standardize container image distribution based on specification for the Docker Registry HTTP API V2 protocol, which supports the pushing and pulling of container images According to the OCI, while the Docker registry is becoming the de facto … continue reading

Tufin announces security automation for containers and microservices

Tufin, the market-leading provider of Network Security Policy Orchestration solutions, today announced its latest product offering, Tufin Orca, a cloud-based solution that enables users to extend Tufin’s policy-based approach to secure containers and microservices. Tufin Orca is available through an early access program that is now open. The solution integrates with DevOps teams’ CI/CD tools to scan for … continue reading

Container security pioneer StackRox secures $25 Million in series B funding

StackRox, the leader in security for containerized cloud-native applications, announced today that it has secured $25 million in Series B funding. This funding round is being led by Redpoint Ventures and includes follow-on investments from Sequoia Capital and Amplify Partners. StackRox delivers the industry’s only solution that offers continuous detection for applications running on container technologies, including Docker and Kubernetes. … continue reading

premium Serverless vs. containers: How the two stand up next to each other

Serverless computing is the latest trend the IT industry is hopping on, but there is still some confusion about what the technology really means. Despite its name, serverless doesn’t mean servers are no longer necessary. It just means organizations no longer need to use their own physical servers. Instead, servers can be run, accessed and … continue reading

How to extend application performance monitoring to your infrastructure

While application performance monitoring offerings can provide valuable insight into the user experiences of your application, there’s a key factor of performance monitoring and maintenance that APM provider AppDynamics’ senior director of tech evangelism Matt Chotin says businesses don’t put the proper resources behind — measuring how the application’s underlying infrastructure is impacting its performance. “The … continue reading

Kontena introduces certified Kubernetes distribution

Containers and microservices platform provider Kontena has announced a new certified Kubernetes distribution called Pharos. Pharos was designed to help “leapfrog” Kubernetes to a production ready technology. According to the company, Kubernetes has quickly become the de facto standard for container orchestration, but it still has its issues. “We feel we nailed down the developer … continue reading

Kubernetes 1.10 now available

Following its graduation from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the CNCF has announced the release of Kubernetes 1.10. The release focuses on three areas: storage, security and networking. “As the Kubernetes community has grown, our release process represents an amazing demonstration of collaboration in open source software development. Kubernetes continues to gain new users at a … continue reading

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