Amazon says it can wring the complexity of scheduling and rolling back containers with its new EC2 Container Service, which will take on industry-backed Kubernetes.
Mark Cavage was Joyent’s former VP of engineering who spearheaded the company’s Manta object storage service and Ben Rockwood was Joyent’s former director of cloud operations.
Docker said Thursday that Marianna Tessel, former VMware vice president of engineering, is now the container specialist’s senior vice president of engineering. During her six-year stint at VMware, Tessel oversaw the engineering initiatives behind various VMware partnerships, including the integration between vSphere and OpenStack. Her move to Docker makes sense as the startup has been busy making sure its technology jives well with other big companies, VMware included. “I felt my background is very relevant to Docker,” said Tessel in reference to Docker’s partnership strategy.
Shippable’s Docker-based system can convert an organization’s codebase into testable containers to make sure an application runs right.
Google wants to show the enterprise world that it can trust it when it comes to container technology. But if you want to give its new container engine a test run, you won’t be able to use it on other public clouds.
A Docker release this week supposedly fixes network communication errors that could lead to Python users getting bit by the Poodle bug.
Joyent wants the world to know that it has been using containers within its own cloud infrastructure for roughly a decade and is hoping to attract new customers with the fact.
Fresh off a recent $40 million funding round, cloud darling Docker just bought a small startup that the company feels fits in nicely with its focus on making application development easier with containers.
The closing of the funding round ends a momentous summer for the container management startup in which companies like Google, Microsoft and VMware have all pledged support and a bunch of startups have sprung up to take advantage of the Docker platform.
Users should be able to run Docker on DigitalOcean while also taking advantage of CoreOS’s cluster management service and server-patching capabilities.