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April 21, 2015
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VMware buys into Linux containers with Lightwave and Photon

Once upon a time VMware was all about virtualization. Things have changed. On April 20th, 2015, VMware introduced not only support for containers, Lightwave, but its own container-friendly Linux distribution, Photon. VMware buys into Linux containers with Lightwave and Photon. … Continue reading

April 6, 2015
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CoreOS is bringing Google’s Kubernetes to the enterprise

CoreOS’s first plan was to bring container-enabled Linux to the cloud. The company is still working on that, but with its new program Tectonic, it’s upped its game. The company is working on bringing Google’s container management system, Kubernetes, to … Continue reading

March 12, 2015
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Red Hat partners with Docker to create Linux/Docker software stack

Much of Linux’s early business success was based on the Linux, Apache, MySQL and Python/PHP/Perl (LAMP) stack. Looking ahead Red Hat and Docker is hoping that “RHELDoc,” a software stack made up of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Docker … Continue reading

November 5, 2014
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Ubuntu LXD: Not a Docker replacement, a Docker enhancement

PARIS — Sometimes it seems that Canonical, Ubuntu‘s parent company, can’t win for losing. Often accused of trying to force other open-source groups to follow their lead by keeping projects internal until they feel it’s ready to be shared with others, … Continue reading