CoreOS Steps Up Security For Its Tectonic Container Management Service

shutterstock_174080105 As containers become more popular as a way to develop and deploy software, it’s quickly becoming clear that ensuring the security of container deployments isn’t always easy. We’ve seen a number of initiatives from Docker, CoreOS and others to improve container security and today, CoreOS is taking many of those concepts a step further with the launch of what it calls… Read More

Holberton Wants To Be A Different Kind Of Coding School

holberton-logo-horizontal By now, there are plenty of coding schools that will happily train you to become a junior programmer within a couple of months. Most of them will teach you the basics, but to become a full-stack engineers, a 12-week boot camp usually just isn’t enough. Neither are most online courses. The team behind the “Holberton School of Engineering” wants to take a different approach… Read More

Holberton Wants To Be A Different Kind Of Coding School

holberton-logo-horizontal By now, there are plenty of coding schools that will happily train you to become a junior programmer within a couple of months. Most of them will teach you the basics, but to become a full-stack engineers, a 12-week boot camp usually just isn’t enough. Neither are most online courses. The team behind the “Holberton School of Engineering” wants to take a different approach… Read More

Holberton Wants To Be A Different Kind Of Coding School

holberton-logo-horizontal By now, there are plenty of coding schools that will happily train you to become a junior programmer within a couple of months. Most of them will teach you the basics, but to become a full-stack engineers, a 12-week boot camp usually just isn’t enough. Neither are most online courses. The team behind the “Holberton School of Engineering” wants to take a different approach… Read More

I Want To Run Stateful Containers, Too

death-star Using Amazon for everything feels wrong to me — a bit like the rebels in Star Wars renting a Star Destroyer from Darth Vader rather than recruiting the Millennium Falcon to fight the Empire. “Raaaw, don’t run stateful apps in a container, Raaaw.” That is what currently stands for sound advice in the development/operations world. Read More

Docker Launches New Commercial Service To Help Enterprises Deploy And Manage Their Apps

docker_control_plane Docker announced the Docker Universal Control Plane (UCP) at its developer conference in Barcelona today. The UCP is a new paid service in Docker’s portfolio that is meant to help ops teams easily set up a cluster and enable developers to deploy dockerized apps to it. According to Docker’s VP of product Scott Johnston, there has always been some tension between developers, who… Read More

Docker Puts Focus On Container Security

docker_whale_dockerconeu Docker today announced three new security tools and features for containers at its DockerCon Europe conference in Barcelona. These tools are meant to make using containers safer without interrupting the usual developer workflow. They include support for hardware signing with a Yubico hardware key, and user namespaces support so Docker containers don’t need to have root access anymore.… Read More

Bitnami’s New Stacksmith Service Makes It Easier For Developer To Build Custom App Containers

shutterstock_174080105 Bitnami is probably best known for making it easy to deploy web apps, services and development environments with just a few clicks. As developers start moving to containers, Bitnami, too, has to change to keep up with this trend. The company today launched the first beta of Stacksmith at Docker’s developer conference in Barcelona. Stacksmith gives developers a set of… Read More

CoreOS Launches Clair, An Open-Source Tool For Monitoring Container Security

Container CoreOS, the company behind the popular lightweight Linux distribution for data center deployments with the same name, has recently made a big bet on containers. Today, the company is launching Clair, an open-source tool for monitoring the security of containers — and it’s also integrating Clair into its paid Quay container registry service as a beta feature (with support for… Read More

Google Updates Its Container Services With Focus On Speed, Scaling And Authentication

Docker Google With its Docker Registry and Container Engine, Google has made a big bet on containers for its Cloud Platform this year. Today, the company is launching updates to both of these services.
The Container Engine, Google’s service for automatically managing clusters to run and orchestrate container deployments, now supports the latest version of Kubernetes (version 1.1). This new version… Read More