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April 28, 2015
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Containers vs. virtual machines: How to tell which is the right choice for your enterprise

Name a tech company, any tech company, and they’re investing in containers. Google, of course. IBM, yes. Microsoft, check. But, just because containers are extremely popular, doesn’t mean virtual machines are out of date. They’re not. Containers vs. virtual machines: … 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