Tag Archives: Linux Storage

Microcontainers: Iron.io’s New Hack to Shrink Docker Containers

In the still-developing container world, it seems like new functionality is being released every time you turn around. Engineers are trying to solve the questions of how to make containers run faster, smarter, and take up fewer resources This week’s hack comes from Iron.io, a Platform as a Service (PaaS) company. In a word: Microcontainers.

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Minimal Object Storage with Minio

In 2007, GlusterFS revolutionized the way large, distributed storage solutions were implemented across organizations—anyone could now use commodity hardware to create distributed storage solutions for media streaming, data analysis and other data intensive tasks using GlusterFS. Red Hat acquired GlusterFS in 2011. Recently one of the founders of GlusterFS, Anand Babu Periasamy, announced…

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