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Joyent: Run Docker On SmartOS For Greater Security

Charles Babcock for InformationWeek | March 24th, 2015

Cloud service provider Joyent bids for Docker workloads by claiming a more secure container environment, with an option for use in on-premises data centers as well. Joyent's SmartOS-based cloud environment can run Linux containers more efficiently and securely than Linux can. At least that's the assertion of Bryan Cantrill, CTO of the cloud service provider. Read More ›

Joyent’s Docker Cloud Skips the VM Layer

Yevgeniy Sverdlik for Data Center Knowledge | March 24th, 2015

Virtualization impedes performance of applications running in Docker containers, according to Bryan Cantrill, CTO of Joyent, a San Francisco-based cloud service provider. The company announced today a new Docker cloud architecture, which takes that virtualization layer out of the equation. Read More ›

Joyent’s new service promises to make on-premise containers a reality

Maria Deutscher for Silicon Angle | March 24th, 2015

Joyent Inc. hopes to speed the adoption of containers with a new service that promises to remove the main barriers to mainstream acceptance in one fell swoop. The launch is the culmination of a several-year investment in the lightweight virtualization format that originally rose from internal operational needs. The effort saw the San Fransisco-based provider develop a homegrown orchestration system that now powers its data centers and has recently been contributed to the open-source community… Read More ›

Joyent's Docker host runs containers on bare metal without VMs

Serdar Yegulalp for InfoWorld | March 24th, 2015

With its latest project, Joyent joins the ranks of vendors offering large-scale solutions for Docker's problems: a way to run containers directly on bare metal without the additional layer of management and technological hassle attributed to VMs. The Triton Elastic Container Infrastructure is built on Joyent's open source SmartOS product and can be installed on anything from a developer's notebook to an entire datacenter's complement of servers. Instead of managing containers by way of VMs,… Read More ›

Joyent's Triton ships Docker containers on cloudy bare metal

Neil McAllister for The Register | March 24th, 2015

Cloud outfit Joyent has launched Triton, a new software and service offering that provides what Joyent describes as "container native infrastructure," where the Linux container – not a server or a VM – is the atomic unit of hosting. "In a sentence (albeit a wordy one), Triton lets you run secure Linux containers directly on bare metal via an elastic Docker host that offers tightly integrated software-defined networking," Joyent CTO Bryan Cantrill wrote in a blog post on Tuesday. Read More ›

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