Tag: containers

Introduction to YAML: Creating a Kubernetes deployment

An introduction to YAML and how to use it to create Kubernetes Pods and Deployments.

Mirantis Container Cloud 2.7 Release

VMware support, proxy, artifacts caching, and UI improvements headline this release Mirantis Container Cloud 2.7 is now generally available, sporting a new provider enabling deployment and lifecycle management of Container Cloud Management, Regional and (Mirantis Kubernetes Engine) child clusters. Container Cloud can now perform all its functions on VMware clouds, including non-disruptive self- and child-cluster updates and upgrades, plus cache …

What is container orchestration?

Running a production application means more than simply creating a container and running it on Docker Engine. It means container orchestration.

Introduction to Kubernetes (K8s): The ultimate guide

Kubernetes abstracts the complexity of managing a fleet of containers, packaged applications that include everything needed to run.

The Forrester Multi-Cloud Container Development Platforms Wave Report, Reimagined With Docker Enterprise Container Cloud

It's difficult to create a report defining the "state of the industry" for an industry that moves as fast as cloud computing.  For example, Forrester recently published its Multi-Cloud Container Development Platforms Wave Report, covering nine leading vendors in the category, and in order to make the report "fair", every company was represented by the state of its offerings as …

Securing Your Containers Isn’t Enough — Webinar Q&A

Last week we presented a webinar with our partner Zettaset about containerized data encryption and why it's important. Here are the answers to your questions, provided by Bryan Langston and Uday Shetty of Mirantis and Tim Reilly and Maksim Yankovskiy of Zettaset. View webinar slides and recording Why is encryption so important if we wrap our existing security around all workloads? It goes …

Securing Your Containers Isn’t Enough

The following is a guest post by Tim Reilly, CEO of Zettaset, a partner of Mirantis that provides first-of-its-kind, software only encryption solution that protects containers from data theft in any physical or virtual environment. Containers have many use cases and benefits, but despite their impact, containers also create a host of new security challenges. Containers have short lifespans and move …

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.

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 …

Can we stop pretending everything is going to run in containers?

Containers are not the only technology out there — and they never will be.

Docker Tools for Modernizing Traditional Applications

Over the past two years Docker has worked closely with customers to modernize portfolios of traditional applications with Docker container technology and Docker Enterprise, the industry-leading container platform. Such applications are typically monolithic in nature, run atop older operating systems such as Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2003, and are difficult to transition from on-premises data centers to the public cloud. The …

5 Reasons to Containerize Production Windows Apps on Docker Enterprise

We started working with Microsoft five years ago to containerize Windows Server applications. Today, many of our enterprise customers run Windows containers in production. We’ve seen customers containerize everything from 15 year old Windows .NET 1.1 applications to new ASP.NET applications. If you haven’t started containerizing Windows applications and running them in production, here are five great reasons to get started: 1. …

Join the Mirantis Krew at KubeCon

Mirantis’ top Kubernetes experts will be on hand at KubeCon to present live demos, discuss technical issues of running K8s, and share updates on our K8s and Containers-as-a-Service (CaaS) offerings.

How to install Kubernetes with Kubeadm: A quick and dirty guide

A quick and dirty guide to creating a single-node Kubernetes cluster using Kubeadm, a new tool the k8s community created to simplify the deployment process.

To containerize or not to containerize, that is the question, or Containers vs VMs: the eternal debate

We do a lot of thinking about how to move traditional monolithic workloads to the cloud, and whether a workload should be moved at all.