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Containers: Security isn’t Keeping Pace with Devop Rollouts

By Dick Weisinger

Container technologies, like Docker, have many advantages over VMs. They are considerably more lightweight and can quickly start up. Depending on the physical server, container start times might be on the order of only 50 milliseconds compared to 30 to

Containers and Security: Complexity Makes it Easy to Overlook Problems

By Dick Weisinger

Is container security a problem? Not really. But the nature of containers mean that container security needs to be done carefully and early in an implementation. Container and non-container security issues that arise are actually not so different. For example,

Containers: Architectural Benefits but not Without Issues

By Dick Weisinger

Container technologies, like Docker, have many advantages over VMs. They are considerably more lightweight and can quickly start up. Depending on the physical server, container start times might be on the order of only 50 milliseconds compared to 30 to

Serverless Computing: Are Containers ‘Stupid’?

By Dick Weisinger

From on-premise server hardware racks, to virtual machines, to cloud computing, and then containers, serverless computing is the next step forward in the evolution of IT infrastructure. Lately there have been questions about which is better: containers or serverless.  James

Containers: Is it Madness or a Stroke of Vision at this Point to Leave Behind the World of Installers?

By Dick Weisinger

Applications are migrating to containers. One vendor example is Alfresco, maker of ECM and Digital Transformation software.  Alfresco’s next product release is currently planned to be only on Docker containers. Alfresco’s approach could be early-adopter madness or visionary, a sort