• February 25, 2016 25 Feb'16

    Docker management gaps smoothed over with new tool

    Docker Datacenter brings together multiple pieces of Docker management under one umbrella. But like everything in the container space, there's still work left to be done.

  • February 17, 2016 17 Feb'16

    Scale-out architecture and new data protection capabilities in 2016

    What are the next big things for the data center in 2016? Applications will pilot the course to better data protection and demand more resources from scale-out architecture.

  • February 17, 2016 17 Feb'16

    Windows workloads leap to cloud

    Regardless of hype, there are quite a few areas where cloud remains very much a work in progress. Take cloud bursting. This has long been IT's holy grail for cloud -- the ability to seamlessly expand capacity constrained workloads to outside of your...

  • February 09, 2016 09 Feb'16

    Ansible 2.0 rescales, resets configuration management tool

    Ansible's roadmap is open to new paths and possibilities, with a re-architected back end, new features and one of the largest open source suppliers to the enterprise at its helm.

  • January 20, 2016 20 Jan'16

    Readers sound off on Docker containment strategies

    In this Tweet roundup, readers share their thoughts on the pros and cons of various Docker containment strategies.

  • January 20, 2016 20 Jan'16

    Will container virtualization be the biggest data center trend of 2016?

    With the rapid maturation of container virtualization, IT administrators should be prepared to adopt and manage containers earlier than they expected.

  • January 20, 2016 20 Jan'16

    The 2016 MI Impact Awards

    It's January, people, and you know what that means -- awards season! Not one to be left out of the party, Modern Infrastructure is happy to announce the winners of its third annual Impact Awards, where readers, industry experts and editors weigh in ...

  • December 18, 2015 18 Dec'15

    Building Docker infrastructure still tough, but maybe not for long

    Docker could become the next generation compute platform, and even replace server virtualization, but the container technology has some growing up to do first.

  • November 25, 2015 25 Nov'15

    Joyent CTO talks Docker containers and the work ahead in 2016

    Joyent bet big on containers to compete in the cloud market, and the company's CTO Bryan Cantrill has plenty to say about the state of containers and what needs to change.

  • November 18, 2015 18 Nov'15

    Docker security updates aim to sway IT pros

    Docker has added greater control for IT ops and new container security tools, along with its containers as a service offering.

  • November 10, 2015 10 Nov'15

    Puppet configuration management tool enables DevOps culture

    As an insurance provider, Hiscox took a leap of faith embracing (supported) open source Puppet config management and DevOps. It's paid off, but still brings challenges.

  • October 22, 2015 22 Oct'15

    Docker containers slide into production with Tutum deal

    Docker has acquired container management provider Tutum to help transition its much talked about technology from an intriguing, emerging technology to one that can be trusted to run in production.

  • October 20, 2015 20 Oct'15

    Early DCIM software users pay more than Johnny-come-latelies

    The total cost of ownership for DCIM has dropped over the past few years as more data centers use the tech.

  • September 24, 2015 24 Sep'15

    Enhanced IT service broker tools part of new HP

    HP's upgraded IT service management offerings are part of the soon-to-be HP Enterprise's efforts to turn IT departments into service brokers.

  • September 17, 2015 17 Sep'15

    Data center water use grows

    There is a lot of warm weather on the horizon. But data center operators shouldn't let that fool them in to thinking that they shouldn't worry about water conservation. Data centers are major water hogs, right up there with farms and golf courses. ...