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  • Article Series: Containers in the Real World - Stepping Off the Hype Curve

    by Daniel Bryant on  Apr 17, 2016

    This article series explains how containers are actually being used within the enterprise. It dives into the core technology behind containers and how this is currently being used by developers, examines core challenges with deploying containers in the enterprise and the future of containerisation, and discusses the role unikernels are currently playing within leading-edge organisations.

  • Lessons Learned from Scheduling One Million Containers with HashiCorp Nomad

    by Kevin Fishner on  Apr 08, 2016

    HashiCorp's Million Container Challenge is a test for how efficiently its scheduler, Nomad, can schedule one million containers across 5,000 hosts. The goal of the challenge is to observe and optimize the behavior of Nomad at exceptional scale. Ultimately Nomad was able to schedule one million containers across 5,000 hosts in under five minutes. This post outlines the lessons learned.

  • "Using Docker" Book Review and Q&A with Author Adrian Mouat

    by Daniel Bryant on  Apr 02, 2016

    InfoQ recently sat down with Adrian Mouat, author of “Using Docker”, and explored the motivations for writing the book, his thoughts on the reasons why Docker has captured the IT industry’s attention such as short time span, and how containers can be best utilised within a typical software development lifecycle.

Is HyperContainer the Answer for Cloud Native Applications?

Posted by Xu Wang on  Mar 31, 2016

Xu Wang introduces HyperContainer, a runtime for running Docker images on any hypervisor, providing hardware-enforced isolation for multi-tenant environments.

Designing Delivery Book Review and Interview

Posted by Manuel Pais on  Mar 30, 2016

Book review and interview with Jeff Sussna, author of "Designing Delivery", on cybernetics, service exchange, customer-centric brands and a new definition of quality in a service-oriented world.

The Way to No-Hotfix Deployment

Posted by Adam Pahlevi on  Mar 11, 2016

Hot-fix redeployment is a waste at best, and often a source of further regression, Adam discusses some ready-to-use techniques that helped he and his team reduce the frequency of hot-fixing. 2

Docker Containers LiveLessons Review and Q&A

Posted by Sergio De Simone on  Feb 29, 2016

Docker Containers LiveLessons aim to show what Docker containers are and how they can be used by practitioners with no previous experience with it. InfoQ has spoken with course instructor Chris Negus.

Securing the Modern Software Delivery Lifecycle

Posted by Dustin Collins on  Feb 27, 2016

Security has evolved to be pretty good at granting and managing access to confidential information - by people. But automation is taking over, requiring a shift in how we secure our infrastructure. 1

Automate Deployment & Management of Docker Cloud/Virtual Java Microservices with DCHQ

Posted by Amjad Afanah on  Feb 23, 2016

This article demonstrates a solution for automating the build, deployment and management of a Docker Java microservices application on any cloud or virtualization platform. 1

What Developers Want From Their Technology (But Mostly Cloud)

Posted by Nati Shalom on  Feb 12, 2016

In this article, the author looks at why developers adopt software. Instead of bombarding people with new features, successful software providers recognize that choice + speed + simplicity = adoption.

How the Bing Development Team Used Agile to Sprint Ahead

Posted by Jeff Martin on  Feb 01, 2016

A look at how Microsoft's Bing development team has implemented agile and continuous delivery methods to vastly improve their development workflow. 1

Microservices in the Real World

Posted by Ben Linders on  Jan 27, 2016

An interview about getting operations involved in architecture, the Self-Contained Systems approach compared to microservices, improving deployment pipelines and using measurements in deployment.

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