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Could container cloud action catch Amazon's attention?

Alex Barrett for TechTarget | June 26th, 2015

Joyent has announced a partnership with Canonical to provide certified container-native Ubuntu images optimized for Triton, its platform that allows containers to run on bare metal while eliminating the VM abstraction layer. Joyent’s Triton Elastic Container Service, announced in March, became generally available on Tuesday after the completion of an early access program that involved 2,500 participants. Read More ›

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 and Cannonical Offer A Linux Flavor: Ubuntu Containers on a Bare Metal Platform

Susan Hall for The New Stack | June 18th, 2015

Joyent has announced a partnership with Canonical to provide certified container-native Ubuntu images optimized for Triton, its platform that allows containers to run on bare metal while eliminating the VM abstraction layer. Joyent’s Triton Elastic Container Service, announced in March, became generally available on Tuesday after the completion of an early access program that involved 2,500 participants. 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 ›