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Could Docker replace package management?

Serdar Yegulalp for InfoWorld | March 30th, 2015

Conventional wisdom holds that containers are fast on their way to remaking everything from application deployment to the design of ultralean Linux distributions. That last part raises a question, though: Could container technologies like Docker be used to solve Linux's long-standing conundrums with package management? Might containers provide a path away from dependency hell and competing (and incompatible) package standards? Read More ›

Joyent Unleashes Triton Cloud For Docker Containers

Mike Vizard for Talkin' Cloud | March 25th, 2015

Now that Docker containers have emerged as a disruptive alternative to virtualization, the debate over where they should actually run is starting to get fierce. As one of the earliest proponents of making use of containers in the cloud, Joyent has always made the case for running containers on physical servers; an argument it extended this week with the unfurling of a Triton Elastic Container Infrastructure cloud service for Docker containers that organizations can invoke as either a private or… Read More ›

Joyent Launches Triton Elastic Container Infrastructure

March 24th, 2015

Joyent Brings Enterprise-Grade Scale, Security, Networking and Bare-Metal Performance to Containerized Applications San Francisco, CA – March 24, 2015 – Joyent, Inc., the container-native infrastructure company, today announced Triton Elastic Container Infrastructure, a platform designed to radically simplify container deployments in production at scale while delivering enterprise-grade security, software-defined networking and bare metal performance. Triton is now available for on-premises dep… Read More ›

Joyent launches Triton Elastic Container Infrastructure platform

Rob Marvin for SD Times | March 24th, 2015

Consisting of a cloud-based service along with Triton Enterprise for on-premises deployment, Triton virtualizes the data center as a single, elastic Docker host, removing orchestration layers for more streamlined scaling and deployment of Docker applications. Joyent looked to address community concerns about some of the shortcomings in the popular emerging container technology, implementing its existing SmartOS container runtime for multi-tenant Docker security with native Linux binaries. Read More ›

Joyent Launches Triton, Its New Container Infrastructure For Easier Docker Deployments

Frederic Lardinois for TechCrunch | March 24th, 2015

Joyent today announced the launch of Triton, its new container infrastructure for making Docker deployments in on-premise clouds and on its own cloud architecture easier. This announcement comes about half a year after the company raised $15 million with the stated goal of releasing exactly this kind of service (after previously raising $120 million). Joyent argues that while Docker brings lots of new efficiencies to the development and deployment process, it also introduces new complexities,… Read More ›


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