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August 13, 2014
by sjvn01
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SUSE releases Icehouse OpenStack cloud

When you think of Linux companies associated with OpenStack, you probably think of Canonical and Red Hat. SUSE would like to remind you that they’re also an OpenStack player with its release of SUSE Cloud 4. SUSE releases Icehouse OpenStack … Continue reading

August 4, 2014
by sjvn01
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What is Docker and why is it so darn popular?

If you’re in data center or cloud IT circles, you’ve been hearing about containers in general and Docker in particular non-stop for over a year now. With the release of Docker 1.0 in June, the buzz became a roar. All the … Continue reading

April 8, 2014
by sjvn01
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Why Containers Instead of Hypervisors?

Our cloud-based IT world is founded on hypervisors. It doesn’t have to be that way – and, some say, it shouldn’t be. Containers can deliver more services using the same hardware you’re now using for virtual machines, said one speaker … Continue reading