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Top 10 Enterprise Database Systems of 2017
Got data, big or small? Need a database server, on-premises or in the cloud? Chances are you'll be considering at least one of these leading enterprise database systems to meet your needs.

Canonical's Container-Visor a Sign of Virtualization's Evolution
The future of virtualization is likely to be some sort of hybrid container and virtual machine — "container machines" — that offer the best benefits of both.

Containers Are the Security With Polyverse
You don't hear much about companies using containers as the foundation of a security system, but that's exactly what Polyverse is doing.

VMware's Pulse Perfectly Timed for an Increasingly Internet of Things World
VMware has become a post-server virtualization company, and its new Pulse IoT Center product further proves that point.

VMware Surges Ahead in the Virtual SAN Sector with vSAN 6.6
VMware vSAN 6.6 makes its debut with significantly improved performance and a host of new features, including strengthened security and the vSphere Docker Volume Driver.

Security Shortcomings Remain Strong in the World of Virtualization
Virtual machines may be more secure than containers, but only by degree. And even wrapping containers in VMs won't guarantee security in today's world.

Microsoft and VMware Taking the Threat of 'Containerization Contamination' Seriously
The rise of Docker and containers have forced server virtualization heavyweights to respond and adapt, and while these changes may be challenging for companies like Microsoft and VMware, in the long run it's a very healthy situation for the rest of us.

Docker Enterprise Edition Arrives to Help Monetize Open-Source Docker
While making money from open-source software is not exactly a straightforward proposition, Docker is bringing several open-source business models to play with the debut of its Docker Enterprise Edition.

Container Self-Driving Technology Gets Turbo-Charged in Tectonic
CoreOS has never been short of chutzpah, and it's a trait that suits the company rather well, particularly as its products continue to evolve at a rapid rate.

Can vCloud Air Compete Against Cloud Heavyweights AWS and Azure?
How can VMware's vCloud Air contend in the cloud scene when AWS and Azure are able to offer more for less?

Top 10 Linux Server Distributions of 2017
The Top 10 Linux server operating system distros ranked by ease of use, cost, available support and data center reliability.

Snappy vs. Flatpak: Unified Linux Packaging Systems
[VIDEO] Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu Linux, details his ideas around Snappy and why it matters.

Why Kubernetes Is All-Conquering
It may not be the only horse in the container management system race, but Kubernetes sure appears to be rapidly pulling away from the rest of the competitors.

VMware's 'Friendship Strategy' Making Strides as It Launches vSphere 6.5
VMware's flagship server virtualization platform arrives as the company continues to make valuable friends amidst tackling the twin threats of containerization and the cloud.

Kubernetes 1.4 Aims to Address Complexity Concerns
While Kubernetes has earned a reputation as being particularly difficult to get up and running with as a container and cluster management system, Kubernetes 1.4 looks to change that in a big way.

ZeroStack Serving Up Killer Enterprise Features for OpenStack Customers
ZeroStack has come a long way since its launch just over a year ago. But are its plans to make an OpenStack-based hybrid cloud product that's accessible to everyone working?

ClusterGX Brings Container Management to Big Data Apps
Containers have become increasingly popular for big data applications, and companies like Galactic Exchange are now emerging with tools to make those implementations considerably easier to set up and manage.

Security in the World of Virtual Machines and Containers
Running an app in a VM in a public cloud may indeed be more secure than running the same app in a container, but that doesn't always mean you can sleep well at night knowing your apps and data are secure.

Aqua to the Container Security Rescue?
The Israeli security startup believes it can not only deliver the security lacking in Docker, but also that there's an opportunity for containers to be made more secure than monolithic apps can ever be.

ContainerX Continues to Evolve at Lightning Speed
2016 is shaping up to be the year that many innovative new container management platforms enter General Availability, ContainerX included.

Container Security Stepping Up to the Plate
The recent launch of Docker Security Scanning is just the latest sign that the security ecosystem around containers is getting stronger by the week.

The True Titan of the Virtualized Server and Cloud Infrastructure Sector
With much of server virtualization now operating in the cloud, one might assume VMware is the top banana in the cloud, but that isn't even close to being the case.

Red Hat Looking to Poach from VMware with RHEV 3.6 Release?
The latest version of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) puts VMware's customer base directly in its crosshairs.

Docker Turns Three, Celebrates with Mac and Windows Launches
A key part of Docker's strategy for world domination is to woo developers, and the new Docker for Windows and Mac beta releases are its latest and biggest tactic for doing just that.

U.S. Risks Losing Edge in HPC, Supercomputing, Report Says
Facing growing competition from China and other countries, the U.S. must take steps to accelerate its HPC efforts, according to the ITIF.

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