8 emerging trends in container orchestration

Containerization is now officially mainstream. A quarter of Datadog’s total customer base has adopted Docker and other container technologies, and half of the companies with more than 1,000 hosts have done so. As containers take a more prominent place in the infrastructure landscape, we see our customers adding automation and orchestration to help manage their […]

8 emerging trends in container orchestration

Containerization is now officially mainstream. A quarter of Datadog’s total customer base has adopted Docker and other container technologies, and half of the companies with more than 1,000 hosts have done so. As containers take a more prominent place in the infrastructure landscape, we see our customers adding automation and orchestration to help manage their […]

Istio 1.0 has arrived: All core features are ready for production use

It’s been almost two years since Istio came into being and now the highly-anticipated milestone has been reached: 1.0 is here. All the core features are now ready for production use. Does it have what it takes to become the de facto service mesh for Kubernetes? Let’s find out. It’s not far-fetched to say that […]

Open-sourcing gVisor, a sandboxed container runtime

Containers have revolutionized how we develop, package, and deploy applications. However, the system surface exposed to containers is broad enough that many security experts don’t recommend them for running untrusted or potentially malicious applications. A growing desire to run more heterogenous and less trusted workloads has created a new interest in sandboxed containers—containers that help […]

Containers, Security and Echo chambers

There seems to be some confusion around sandboxing containers as of late, mostly because of the recent launch of gvisor. Before I get into the body of this post I would like to make one thing clear. I have no problem with gvisor itself. I think it is very technically “cool.” I do have a […]