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.
Companies have begun to shift from describing older apps as “legacy”, and embracing more descriptive term “traditional”. While everyone scrambles to modernize these apps for modern software ecosystems, it’s worth noting what this change signifies.
Network analytics shouldn’t be a hard problem to solve. With the right application of hardware and software you can get the data you need to make informed decisions about your network operations. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at the Extreme Networks SLX platform and how it is making analytics easier for network professionals to collect and manage.
Containers aren’t just the hot new thing in the enterprise, they’re also a great way to build a home automation system! This piece covers how to upgrade a home automation setup with Ubuntu Server and lots of Docker containers.
Fine out how Rebecca Fitzhugh started her IT career, one that’s seen her as a Marine sysadmin and now a Technical Marketing Engineer. We discuss the best and worst trends, how she approaches work, and get some great advice.
Iperf is a well established tool for network diagnostics and performance information. In this piece Brent Salisbury gives a tutorial on how to use the tool with Docker. This lets network admins easily setup containers, run server-side and client-side tests, and destroy the containers in a few simple steps. While many out there may be […]