Red Hat has made its containerization intentions known by its launch of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Atomic Host, an open source operating system tailored for running Docker and other container-based app platforms. The new product is based, in part, on Project Atomic, an open source, community-based project for building hosting platforms for containerized apps that launched in 2014.
Docker Inc. has acquired SocketPlane to help build SDN APIs for the open source, containered app platform that it oversees. SocketPlane, which launched fewer than six months ago, focused on building networking solutions for Docker.
A new survey says 36 percent of respondents said the cloud was their most important consideration in planning digital business initiatives this year, and, for half, moving to the cloud is their top digital priority for 2015