Mirantis Acquires Docker Enterprise Platform Business

Best of 2019 Blogs, Part 5: Don’t Be Scared of Kubernetes

This week and next, we're bringing you the top 5 most popular blog posts about Docker Enterprise from 2019. The #2 post started as a fun idea for Halloween. We quickly realized that while everyone is talking about Kubernetes, a lot of people are afraid to make a big commitment to it. This post captures some of the reasons people …

For Liberty Mutual, the openness and flexibility of the cloud means better business outcomes

Liberty Mutual is moving applications to the cloud, upping the speed of developing and deploying applications and improving business and customer outcomes.

The Role of Enterprise Container Platforms

More than just a runtime for applications, a container platform provides a complete management solution for securing and operationalizing applications in containers at scale over the entire software lifecycle.

Create and manage an OpenStack-based KaaS child cluster

Deploying and managing Kubernetes clusters doesn’t have to be complicated. Here’s how to do it with Mirantis Kubernetes as a Service (KaaS).

What We Announced Today and Why it Matters

Today we announced that we have acquired the Docker Enterprise platform business from Docker, Inc. including its industry leading Docker Enterprise and 750 customers. Why Docker Enterprise, and Why Now? Docker led the container revolution and changed the world towards a better way to build, share and run software. No infrastructure company has had a bigger impact on developers in the last …

How to build an edge cloud part 1:  Building a simple facial recognition system

Learn about the basics of building an edge cloud — and build a facial recognition system while you’re at it.

Docker Achieves FIPS 140-2 Validation

We are excited to share that we have achieved formal FIPS 140-2 validation (Certificate #3304) from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for our Docker Enterprise Edition Crypto Library. With this validation and industry-recognized seal of approval for cryptographic modules, we are able to further deliver on the fundamental confidentiality, integrity and availability objectives of information security and provide our commercial customers with …

Understanding Kubernetes Security on Docker Enterprise 3.0

This is a guest post by Javier Ramírez, Docker Captain and IT Architect at Hopla Software. You can follow him on Twitter @frjaraur or on Github. Docker began including Kubernetes with Docker Enterprise 2.0 last year. The recent 3.0 release includes CNCF Certified Kubernetes 1.14, which has many additional security features. In this blog post, I will review Pod Security Policies and Admission Controllers. What …

53 Things to look for in OpenStack Train

Now that OpenStack Train has been released, here are some features to look for.

Tips for taking the new OpenStack COA (Certified OpenStack Administrator) exam – October 2019

Mirantis will be providing resources to the OpenStack Foundation, including becoming the new administrators of the upgraded Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA) exam

Istio Webinar Postmortem

Live demos are a thing of beauty — you never know when the demo gods will decide to break your precious setup. During yesterday's webinar, Your Application Deserves Better than Kubernetes Ingress: Istio vs. Kubernetes, the first thing I wanted to show during the Istio demo was exposing an app using NodePort. Applying the deployment file resulted in the following: $ …

What is Rancher? The KaaS Landscape, Part 1

The first in a series of articles describing the various players in the Kubernetes as a Service (KaaS) area, discussing the pros and cons of Rancher, one of the first such tools on the market.

SUSE OpenStack is no more — but Don’t Panic

SUSE has announced they’re discontinuing their OpenStack distro, but it’s not the end of the line for their customers.

Docker Enterprise: The First DISA STIG’ed Container Platform!

Docker Enterprise was built to be secure by default. When you build a secure by default platform, you need to consider security validation and governmental use. Docker Enterprise has become the first container platform to complete the Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) certification process. Thanks to Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for its support and sponsorship. Being the first container platform to …

Top Questions Answered: Docker and Kubernetes? I Thought You Were Competitors!

Last week, we covered some of the questions about container infrastructure from our recent webinar “Demystifying VMs, Containers, and Kubernetes in the Hybrid Cloud Era.” This week, we’ll tackle the questions about Kubernetes, Docker and the software supply chain. One common misperception that we heard in the webinar — that Docker and Kubernetes are competitors. In fact, Kubernetes is better with Docker. …

How to Use Service Mesh with VMs and Containers