VMware finds itself in a somewhat precarious and rather unexpected position as the proposed acquisition by Dell hasn't progressed quite as smoothly as hoped.
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The year 2015 was a landmark year for open source cloud technology efforts, but the best is still yet to come in 2016.
While there are other container management platforms gaining attention, none currently offers everything ContainerX does. Will the startup be successful in its aim of becoming the vSphere of containers?
NEWS ANALYSIS: Experts agree that security is paramount when it comes to containers. Yet how to properly secure containers is still a matter of some debate.
Alex Polvi, CEO of CoreOS, discusses what's wrong and what's right with the Open Container Initiative.
Docker and CoreOS may have shifted their containerization strategies in agreeing to work together on the Open Container Initiative, but does that mean the two rivals have suddenly become BFFs?
In the wake of Dell's proposed acquisition of EMC, it's simply business as usual for VMware -- for the moment at least.
Docker Inc. founder Solomon Hykes explains how Docker container virtualization has become one of the hottest technologies on the planet.
Anything that fosters the development of Kubernetes is probably good news for the container community, and the fruits of collaboration are rapidly becoming evident.
While VMware already has a container solution in place, the company's hoping its longer-term solution will help if and when containerization becomes more important than virtualization.
There's plenty of life left in public clouds, as the major public cloud providers are still going strong and have been busy coming out with some interesting new and cheaper offerings.
VMware has moved far beyond what it was when acquired by EMC in 2004, creating questions for VMware's future as well as that of EMC and the EMC Federation.
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It's never been easier to get started with containers. You can roll your own using Docker sources or try a packaged offering from Microsoft or VMware.
While server virtualization certainly offers many great benefits, when it comes to security there are potentially expensive drawbacks to consider.
Shuttleworth explains how the .deb packaging format remains in place, even in a world where Ubuntu is embracing Snappy.
Docker 1.8 arrives with key new features that show Docker in particular and the container landscape in general are getting more and more mature every month.
Adrian Otto, Project Technical Leader for Magnum, discusses the challenges and opportunities of containers in the cloud.
Triton's cloud platforms offer intriguing tech that can run containers on bare metal servers with a high degree of application isolation -- and without using virtualization technology.
Could VMware abandon its stance that containers are better when used together with virtual machines, and instead develop its own standalone container management system?
Doug Balog, General Manager of Power Systems within IBM, discusses the progress made so far in the OpenPower Foundation.
While security remains a potential cause for concern to container users, companies like Twistlock have started stepping in to address the containerization security conundrum.
Jim Ganthier, VP and GM for engineered solutions and cloud at Dell, discusses how his company approaches engineering server systems.
Willing to sacrifice reliability to save some cash when it comes to server virtualization? Google's Compute Engine Preemptible service may -- or may not -- be your best bet.
While Docker's lead in the container space has looked unstoppable up to now, CoreOS has been taking key steps to narrow the gap, including its new commercial Tectonic offering.