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Canonical and Joyent bring container-native infrastructure to Linux

Rob Marvin for SD Times | June 18th, 2015

Canonical and Joyent have announced a partnership enabling container-native Linux images to run directly on bare-metal Ubuntu using Joyent’s Triton Elastic Container Infrastructure. Triton, Joyent’s container stack announced back in March to extend Docker deployments directly on bare metal, was released with general availability earlier this week. Triton is compatible with all major Linux distributions, according to Joyent, but this partnership with Canonical optimizes the infrastructure for the… Read More ›

Joyent Adds Non-Docker Services to Triton Container Cloud

Jason Verge for Data Center Knowledge | June 18th, 2015

Joyent announced the ability to run container-native Linux images directly on bare metal with Joyent Triton, its bare metal container cloud. While running Docker is a focus of Triton, Joyent is extending its capabilities beyond Docker, its first major partnership being Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, the popular Linux distribution. With container-native Linux developers can leverage operational efficiency of containers and run legacy applications and other data-intensive services without… Read More ›

Joyent hits the sweet spot between containers, VMs for Ubuntu

Serdar Yegulalp for InfoWorld | June 18th, 2015

For some businesses, containers seem too new and thorny, while VMs seem too antiquated and slow. So now vendors are exploring a sweet spot between the two. Joyent's Triton Elastic Container host uses SmartOS's (from Solaris) native containerization functions to run containers on bare metal instead of in VMs. It now allows Canonical Ubuntu Linux to run as a "container-native Linux image," says Joyent. Read More ›

Joyent Expands Triton Elastic Container Infrastructure, Adds Support for Container-Native Linux on Bare Metal

June 17th, 2015

Partners with Canonical to provide certified and supported Ubuntu images, optimized to run natively on bare metal on Triton Infrastructure Containers SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 18, 2015) - Joyent Inc., the container-native infrastructure company, today announced the ability to run container-native Linux images directly on bare metal with Joyent Triton Elastic Container Infrastructure, released into general availability earlier this week. Joyent also announced a partnership with… Read More ›

Joyent Ready To Run Multi-Tenant Containers Without VMs

Charles Babcock for InformationWeek | June 16th, 2015

Joyent has opened the doors to all comers to try running containerized workloads on its bare metal infrastructure, managed by its Solaris-derived SmartOS operating system. Joyent's Triton Elastic Container service became generally available on Tuesday after the completion of an early access program launched last March 24. Other cloud suppliers, including Google, with its extensive container operational experience, insist on running containers in a virtual machine in their multi-tenant cloud… Read More ›


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