A History Of Container Technology

If you've been curious about container technology lately, you're far from being alone. Many companies have begun to show more ardent interest in this new variation on virtual machines. What's interesting about containers is while they're usually compared to VM's, they're actually quite different. As a basic definition, containers could…

What is IaaS?

The most glamorous part of cloud computing falls under Software as a Service, or SaaS. Providers make applications available which individuals and businesses can use, covering everything from resource management to backup. But what if you want full control of your remote services, with the ability to create and run…

Configuration Management: What It Is And What It's Not

With the cloud and its myriad spinoff technologies becoming the staple of everyday IT implementations, the need for faster and more agile deployment of infrastructure and their accompanying operating systems, and software applications, is on the increase. This trend will surely intensify as digital transformation tightens its hold on human…

Definitions From A Developer: What Is A Container

New arrivals on the infrastructure landscape aren’t only meant to expand on an already abundant collection of catchy abbreviations and acronyms, they’re also revolutionizing the way people, businesses and technology interact on a daily basis. One such relative newcomer to the world of DevOps and IT at large…

7 Exciting Parts Of Attending #ContainerCon 2016

If you've shown interest using container technology this year in your company, you probably never knew a convention could revolve around them. While you can perhaps say there's a convention for everyone and everything, ContainerCon is available to you as an exciting new opportunity in the software development community.…

The DevOps Team Bottleneck

It's 2016, Software has been busy eating the world for a while now, and with the boatloads of new software being released every day, a major shift has been happening in the ways that software is being developed, deployed and hosted. The biggest change of all on the hosting…

Tide - Cron on ContainerShip

Note: This blog post is related to the legacy Containership Platform and the content is no longer relevant. We've released the initial version of Tide, our cluster scheduler for dealing with containerized batch jobs. It runs directly within ContainerShip, and doesn't require an additional process to be running on every…

c2c — Docker Compose to ContainerShip Converter

Note: This blog post is related to the legacy Containership Platform and the content is no longer relevant.   When you are just starting out with Docker, you will spend some time reading through the documentation, getting familiar with the steps needed to containerize your app. Step one is creating…

Parse on ContainerShip

Note: This blog post is related to the legacy Containership Platform and the content is no longer relevant. As you have undoubtedly heard, on January 28th Facebook announced it was shutting down Parse, a hosted backend for applications. While Facebook was kind enough to give a full years notice, developers…