Clickbait: sometimes you’re glad you click on it! A post from Justin Paul may get you to click on it because of the title, but it provides great resources for getting started with learning the intricacies of containers.
This week on the Rundown, Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss Mirantis acquiring Docker Enterprise, Intel’s openAPI programming model, why the US Supreme Court will debate Java, and how Google broke Chrome for Citrix users.
As Joep Piscaer noted, something big happened over at Docker last week. This was undoubtedly one deal in two transactions, but it’s still a very interesting move. And dare I say an important one? Docker needs to survive. The core IP is just too valuable and widespread. Yet the company hasn’t been able to get “over the hump” in the enterprise market.
It’s Gestalt News to get you up to date on the latest on the site. We’ve got the latest news on the Gestalt IT Rundown, we have a look at how Docker got to it’s current financial struggles, a look at what to expect at Commvault GO, and more.
Recent reports say Docker is trying to raise a new funding round with two investors and is in need of cash in a hurry. Wait… aren’t they an IT unicorn? What happened to Docker to take them from the champion of containers to their current troubles? We dig into it in this video.
Need to know where to start with containers? Dr. Peter Welcher has a great overview that you definitely want to read through! Even if you’re already familiar with containers you want to make sure you catch up on his great perspective.
Ken Nalbone and Richard Stroffolino discuss the IT news of the week including Docker and Arm’s new partnership, Samsung betting big on non-volatile chips, DNA storage, and more!
Maish Saidel-Keesing makes the case for the end of Docker, focusing on the loss of the container orchestration market, competitive runtimes, and a less engaged community. It’s an interesting read and shows how quickly the industry narrative around a company can change.
There’s incredible interest in Docker right now. Most people use an image from the Docker Hub, but sometimes you have to create your own Docker container to meet your needs. This is especially true in networking, since there aren’t many specialized images for network functions in the Hub yet.
Rich Stroffolino is riding solo on this episode of the Gestalt IT Rundown. He runs down the IT news of the week, including a Qualcomm – NXP acquisition reset, another good quarter for IBM, Docker Enterprise Edition 2.0, and Azure Sphere.