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3 Silly Docker Container Projects

A Docker container can support a wide variety of use casesincluding some that are just plain silly. Heres a look at examples of just-for-fun or experimental projects that you probably dont expect to encounter in the world of Docker.

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Rancher’s Longhorn Project Brings Distributed Storage to Kubernetes

Rancher is expanding the scope of its Longhorn Project by extending the distributed storage platform to support all available Kubernetes clusters, as the open source software firm continues to bet on Kubernetes continued massive-scale adoption. Rancher began Project Longhorn after Rancher began to offer persistent storage for its open source container management platform over a year ago.

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CloudBees Embraces Kubernetes to Advance CI/CD

A CloudBees effort to make it easier to deploy the Jenkins continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform is taking shape, thanks to Kubernetes container orchestration software and support for the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. CloudBees CEO Sacha Labourey says containers will make it substantially easier to set up the open source CI/CD platform.

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CNCF Expands Kubernetes Storage Options

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) today moved a step closer to making persistent external storage more easily accessible to a Kubernetes cluster by formally adding beta support for the Container Storage Interface (CSI) and persistent local volumes. The latest version of Kubernetes, version 1.10, also adds an external client-go credential provider (alpha) as well as support for CoreDNS at install time in beta.

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IBM Advances Cloud Container Strategy

This week at the IBM Think 2018 conference IBM expanded the scope of its support for containers by making additional middleware tools available as containers and revealing that it will add support Windows containers running Microsoft.net applications to IBM Cloud Private platform later this year. Denis Kennelly, general manager for cloud integration at IBM, says the same capabilities also will be extended to the public cloud IBM makes available.

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Python 2 forever: 3 projects that will keep Python 2 alive

The switch from Python 2 to Python 3 has been rocky, but all signs point to Python 3 pulling firmly into the lead. It’s broadly compatible with several libraries,a major third-party implementation of Python iskeeping pace with version 3, and there’s an encouraging rate of adoption by cloud providers for application support.

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Google ignites Python library for command lines

With its Python Fire library, Google is offering Python developers a mechanism to easily generate command-line interfaces. Newly available via open source, Python Fire turns code into a CLI without developers needing to do any more work, so it’s easier to transition between the Bash Linux CLI and Python.

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Scoot wants to expand its electric scooter operations globally with a white-label service

San Francisco-based electric scooter sharing network Scoot tells TechCrunch it plans to share its back-end software with third-party scooter operators in congested cities around the world. The idea, as Scoots founder Michael Keating explained it, is to allow those in other cities who have vehicles tohook into Scoots back-end operation system, allowing them to also run a scooter sharing network in their area.

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