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Fun With Docker Toolbox, Using Kitematic for Minecraft

The Docker 1.9 release was full of great new features. For the Docker enthusiast, Docker Toolbox is your easy button for getting Docker up and running on Windows or Mac. Docker Toolbox consists of Docker Client, Docker Machine, Docker Compose, Docker Kitematic, and VirtualBox. Let’s take a look at how to get set up, running …

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Docker Supercomputing?  That’s Cray!

Have a Cray supercomputer hiding out under your desk? Probably not, but you may have studied at an institution with one, or work for an organization with one. Cray recently announced their Cray XC line will feature an optimized Docker deployment for high performance computing environments, with their CS400, XE, and XK platforms following suit …

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Docker Ship Upgraded With Docker Universal Control Plane

One of the biggest issues organizations face when implementing Docker is the operations and manageability aspect. Sure, if your dev guys are your ops guys you may be good to go with command line tools or tweaking things specifically for your environmnet, but if you’ve got to had things over to a traditional operations team, …

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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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