Christopher Tozzi

DockerCon 2016: The Cloud News You Need to Know
This week's DockerCon event was the scene of about two dozen major announcements from Docker and its ecosystem partners. Here's a recap of the ones that matter most for the cloud.
NoSQL Databases, Explained: How They Help Solve the Data Storage Deluge
An explanation of NoSQL databases such as open source MongoDB, Cassandra and Redis, and how they compare to relational databases such as MySQL.
Dell and Red Hat Expand Cloud Partnership with New OpenStack Offering
The newest version of Red Hat's OpenStack cloud platform debuted this week
IBM Promises Strong Cloud Revenue Growth through SaaS, Watson and IoT
IBM's Q1 2016 earnings show major revenue growth in cloud and SaaS, which should continue as IBM expands Watson, Swift and other products.
OpenStack Survey Highlights Containers and DevOps in Open Source Cloud
The April 2016 OpenStack User Survey reveals the latest open source cloud computing trends, including interest in containers and DevOps in relation to OpenStack.
IoT Past and Present: The History of IoT, and Where It's Headed Today
The history of the modern Internet of Things (IoT) dates back to the 1990s, yet IoT has evolved hugely since then, thanks especially to the cloud.
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Rancher Labs Unveils Container Manager for Swarm and Kubernetes
Open source Rancher manages Kubernetes and Swarm container clusters, aiming to simplify container deployment in production enterprise clouds.
Survey: Containers and Microservices Now Entering Production Environments
An NGINX survey says enterprises are finally adopting containers like Docker's for production use, and looking into other microservices.
Docker Unveils Native Container Support for Windows and Mac OS X 1
Docker containers, once available only for Linux platforms, now run natively on Microsoft Windows and Apple's Mac OS X, creating new DevOps opportunities.
CoreOS's Container Security Scanner, Clair, Reaches Production Quality
CoreOS has announced Clair 1.0, the production release of its container security scanner and vulnerability patching app.
Docker Container Orchestration: What You Need to Know
A guide to open source container orchestration platforms, including Kubernetes, Swarm, Apache Mesos and others.
Container Wars: Benchmark Test Pits Docker's Swarm Platform Against Kubernetes
Benchmark tests show Docker's Swarm container orchestration platform beats Kubernetes in managing cloud cluster environments at scale.
Amazon Announces General Availability for WorkMail GA Platform

On Monday, Amazon (AMZN) announced the general availability of WorkMail, the company's cloud-based email and calendar platform, with the addition of several new features.

Amazon AWS IoT Cloud Service Now Generally Available

Amazon (AMZN) announced the general availability of its AWS Internet of Things (IoT) offering this month, which allows small devices to connect to the company's cloud platform.

Red Hat Unveils Makes Its Containerization Intentions Known
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.
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