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Container Summit: Melding Docker, microservices and virtualization

Rob Marvin for SD Times | April 9th, 2015

Containers are changing the way developers architect, build, test and deploy cloud-based applications. At the Container Summit held yesterday in New York, the convergence of Docker, microservices and OS-level virtualization was front and center. "Containers are eating the world," said the event's emcee, Joyent CEO Scott Hammond, borrowing from Netscape founder Marc Andreessen's famous declaration about software. "Everyone is using containers, learning about them, experimenting with them, and… Read More ›

Container Technology Supports High-Frequency Trading

Clint Boulton for Wall Street Journal | April 8th, 2015

It’s not magic, but software containers, a technology dating to the early 2000s, is now underpinning a growing number of enterprise application development efforts. "Containers allow us to simplify and accelerate the development process of getting all of our software bits together and getting them from development to test to runtime very fast and in an efficient way," said Joyent CEO Scott Hammond. He said that "containers are eating the world," modifying the "software is eating the world" m… Read More ›

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 ›