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How do I Contain This Virtual Machine?

There’s been a lot of talk about containers lately, especially in the VMware space.  At VMworld 2015, we heard more about Project Photon and vSphere Integrated Containers.  While these are both great advancements in the container space, I think they can confuse people who are just starting with containers, and perhaps using VMware as their …

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Lightwave and Photon Measured from a Rocket, VMware Enhances Cloud-Native Apps

Whether or not their customers realize it, VMware has been in the container game for light years in container time.  One of the things I’ve found the most interesting, is the ability to run containers on the vSphere platform without increasing overhead, or sacrificing performance.  Anyone who has a vSphere environment, and is thinking about …

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Landing a Rocket on a Container Ship, Docker and appc

Docker, initially released in about two years ago, in March 2013, has quickly gained popularity.  The ability of the platform, to make your applications easily portable and deployable, is attractive to many organizations.  Docker has grown from a container engine to a full featured product, which is evident with the purchase Docker just made of …

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VMware to Continue Launching the Docker Ship

At VMworld this year, there was a great deal of talk about VMware and containers.  This, of course makes a lot of sense, especially when you look at the parallels between virtual machines and containers.  While there are some differences, many of the concepts are the same, and some may even consider containers to be …

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Preparing for the Docker Journey

Chances are you’ve heard something about Docker in recent months.  Straight from the whale’s mouth, Docker is an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications. Consisting of Docker Engine, a portable, lightweight runtime and packaging tool, and Docker Hub, a cloud service for sharing applications and automating workflows, Docker …

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