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What is Rkt (Rocket) container technology? Should you use it?

What is Rkt (Rocket) container technology? Should you use it?

Containers are taking over the world. From VPSs to application hosting, more and more companies now use container technologies such as Docker, LXC and OpenVZ. The latest entrant to this list is rkt, pronounced as rocket.
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Top 5 operating systems for your Docker infrastructure

Top 5 operating systems for your Docker infrastructure

Docker runs on 13 major operating systems that include RHEL, Ubuntu, openSUSE, Arch Linux, and others. However, these operating systems are full-featured distributions, and are an over-kill for container based services. (more…)

CoreOS & Docker – An easy way to deploy secure, scalable web application infrastructure

CoreOS & Docker – An easy way to deploy secure, scalable web application infrastructure

If you are an early adopter of Docker, chances are that you are running it on a popular distro like Red Hat, CentOS or Ubuntu. This was the case with a few web application systems we managed. We soon realized that the extra services that CentOS ran just ate up resources and was not really required by Docker. It only needs a kernel. (more…)