While VMware's endorsement of containerization could be a case of keeping its friends close but its enemies closer, there's also potential for real symbiosis behind the surprising strategy.
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What began as a "simple" application, containerization is evolving to incorporate management, orchestration, networking, clouds and then... who knows?
Effectively monitoring and documenting your virtualized infrastructure is often a daunting idea for most SMEs, but Reporting-as-a-Service tools like Xtravirt's SONAR can help tremendously.
Rob Enderle doesn't think OpenPOWER will have much trouble rolling over ARM on servers. There is simply too much of an imbalance.
VMware started the year off with a bang, announcing a clever set of new products and features to go along with the much-anticipated vSphere 6 debut.
VMware may be the 800 pound gorilla in the virtualization market for now, but there are much bigger gorillas out there, and VMware has something they may well decide they want in the future.
Amazon's new AWS Lambda service enables running event-driven computing code without the need for physical servers or having to handle any virtual servers or virtualization technologies.
Time is running out. This summer, Microsoft will close the book the Windows Server 2003. Start planning a replacement strategy today to keep your business data safe and secure.
2015 Ubuntu Server and Cloud Survey reports reveals some surprising findings.
The containerization scene is reminiscent of the server virtualization world five or six years ago. And when a good thing comes along, everyone -- including Microsoft sooner or later -- wants to get involved.
Mark McLoughlin, Red Hat's OpenStack technical lead, details cloud product efforts at the Linux leader.
Scaling today's systems to meet the challenges that are arising from the mountains of data created by the Internet of Things will require leaning heavily on software and new technologies.
Are the latest round of acquisitions in the cloud space a clear sign that OpenStack has become a force to be reckoned with?
Brandon Philips, CTO of CoreOS, explains how his company's Linux server operating system components fit together.
Linux Foundation's 2014 end user report shows continued growth of Linux servers in the cloud, though concerns over skilled staffing remain.
Competition is always good for consumers, and things are heating up nicely in the public cloud arena, with Microsoft and Amazon vying to offer the biggest and baddest machines to customers.
Red Hat EVP and President Paul Cormier explains how CentOS fits in and why Red Hat doesn't draw a line for open source.
VMware is seeking to stand out from the competition by re-styling itself, complete with a whole new suite of management products to tempt customers.
If you're into server virtualization tech, Docker is your friend, partly because you it plays nicely with your existing virtualization infrastructure.
It's time to take a closer look at the big takeaway from VMware coming out of VMworld 2014.
With new strains of malware emerging that target virtual machines, it's more important than ever to properly protect your VMs running in enterprise data centers, private clouds or public clouds.
How exactly has AirWatch been enhanced since being acquired by VMware earlier this year, and how does VMware's new "Safe Passage" tie into the company's strategy?
From competition to changing workloads to tensions with China, significant changes are coming to data centers, the analysts say.
Fedora Project Leader Matthew Miller discusses why Linux has become boring to some and his plan to change that perception.
In a LinuxCon keynote, Solomon Hykes talks about the present and future of Docker.