Why CoreOS just fired a Rocket at Docker

CoreOS’s announcement that it’s built a container engine that can potentially compete with Docker’s container technology caused quite a commotion within the tech community on Monday. Docker’s made a name for itself over the past year with its container-skills catching on with some of the biggest names in the industry—Google, Amazon and Microsoft to name a few—so seeing CoreOS detail its own container plans in light of Docker’s momentum is interesting, to say the least.

CoreOS unveils Rocket, a possible competitor to Docker

CoreOS, the Linux operating system specialist that’s been busy this past year making sure its technology powers Docker containers, detailed on Monday a new container technology called Rocket that’s essentially a competitor to Docker.