The IT world is moving forward fast. I wrote about Microservices and whether that spells the death of the Enterprise Service Bus and other middleware a year ago. This article is a “follow-up” and update to discuss how relevant microservices, containers and a cloud-native architecture is for middleware. It is unbelievable how fast enterprises of […]

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Pivotal advocacy team member Bridget Kromhout took some time out from speaking about distributed systems at last month’s Ricon to chat to Voxxed about her experiences as an early Docker adopter (before it was even really safe for use),  following tech trends, and why “just rubbing” some containers on your problems won’t magically fix everything. Voxxed: […]

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With the daily deluge of debate around containers, it can be easy to forget how young the market around technology is. And, whilst it’s easy to get swept away with the sheer potential for disruption they represent, earlier this month, Lars Herrmann, General Manager of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, issued […]

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With Docker setting the techsphere alight, it’s inevitable that others are going to try and grab some of that container glory. Perhaps the most prominent challenger to date is CoreOS, who unveiled container runtime prototype ‘rkt’ (pronounced ‘rocket’) at the end of last year. CoreOS founder and CEO Alex Polvi’s beef with Docker stems from […]

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As everyone slowly shrugs off their holiday cheer and emerges, shivering and blinking into the cold light of January, the time is ripe for a host of predictions for the year ahead. One thing that we’re fairly confident about: it’s a fairly safe bet that Docker is going to continue its reign at the top […]

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Not even Rocket powered harpoons can rain on our parade! With DockerCon Europe 2014 taking place this week, we were expecting some news from this community – and indeed the organisers didn’t disappoint, with the announcement of the first commercial offering around the technology, as well as a set of Docker orchestration tools making the […]

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