Hottest application container products from DockerCon

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DockerCon

This week application container enthusiasts descended upon Barcelona, Spain to see the latest and greatest from the fast-growing container industry. Here are some of the most important news announcements from the conference.

Docker Universal Control Plane

Docker Universal Control Plane

Manufacturer name: Docker, Inc.

Pricing: Not yet available. Currently in beta.

Key features: Docker Universal Control Plane 1.0 is an on-premises solution enabling operations to provision the compute, network and storage for Dockerized applications on any infrastructure and giving developers agile self-service capabilities to deploy and manage applications.

When it's available - Currently in beta.

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HPE Helion Development Platform 2.0

HPE Helion Development Platform 2.0

Manufacturer name: Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Pricing: $485/server per year with 9x5 support

Key features:  Enables developers to deploy microservices, packaged as Docker containers into a Cloud Foundry-based PaaS. Includes Helion Code Engine, a CI/CD service for automating the build, test and deploy workflow for code merged into a Git repository through a Docker Trusted Registry and into the Cloud Foundry runtime.

When it's available: Available now

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Remote Docker Swarm cluster monitoring with HPE Sitescope

Remote Docker Swarm cluster monitoring with HPE Sitescope

Manufacturer name: Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Pricing: Free commodity edition; Licensed versions starts at $599 for a five pack

Key features:  Automates the deployment of Docker container hosts from HPE OneView, enabling IT and DevOps to rapidly provision bare metal infrastructure for Docker environments within an organization’s own datacenter and on their own secure networks.

When it's available: Available now

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 Bitnami Stacksmith

Bitnami Stacksmith

Manufacturer name: Bitnami

Pricing: Free during Beta, pricing will be finalized at GA

Key features: Bitnami Stacksmith provides high-quality, updated and curated application components used for both development and production within Docker, removing the need for developers to build Docker components from scratch.

When it's available: Now

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Persistent Storage Services for Docker

Persistent Storage Services for Docker

Manufacturer name: Rancher Labs

Pricing: This product comes as a feature of Rancher, which is available as a free beta.

Key features: Rancher introduced support for orchestrating Persistent Storage Services for Docker, allowing developers to deploy storage reliably in conjunction with containerized applications, easing requirements of stateful databases and persistent storage.

When it's available: Persistent Storage Services for Docker will become available with the 0.45 release of Rancher the week of November 16.

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Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Platform for Containers

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Platform for Containers

Manufacturer name: Rancher Labs and Redapt

Pricing has not yet been announced

Key features: In partnership with Redapt, Rancher Labs created a hyper-converged infrastructure platform for containers, simplifying operations and reducing the cost to build and run private container services from scratch.

When it's available: The product will become generally available in the first half of 2016.

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Twistlock Container Security Suite

Twistlock Container Security Suite

Manufacturer name: Twistlock

Pricing: Enterprise Edition is $1000 / host / year for the first 10 hosts, with volume discounts for larger deployments.

Developer Edition is completely free forever for up to 2 hosts

Key features: Twistlock provides comprehensive vulnerability management, advanced access control, and runtime defense for containers, throughout the development lifecycle and wherever they run.

When it's available: Available now.

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Portworx PWX

Portworx PWX

Manufacturer name: Portworx Inc.

Pricing: PWX Community – Free - Persistent data storage for Docker Containers for 3 nodes.

PWX Enterprise – $1K-$5K per host per year. Storage for 9 nodes and up

Key features: Portworx Container-Defined Storage provides the first persistent clustered scale-out software storage native to Docker, providing features like cloning, snapshots, class-of-service, and high availability at container granularity.

When it's available: Q1 2016

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DCHQ On-Premise and DCHQ.io Hosted PaaS

DCHQ On-Premise and DCHQ.io Hosted PaaS

Manufacturer name: DCHQ, Inc.

Pricing:

  • DCHQ On-Premise
    • Standard Edition – FREE (up to 1,000 containers)
    • Enterprise Edition – Enterprise Support, HA Installation & Up to 25,000 Containers, custom pricing.
  • DCHQ.io Hosted PaaS
    • Developer Edition – FREE (up to 50 containers)
    • Enterprise Edition -- $500/month (up to 1,000 containers)

Key features: DCHQ helps enterprises containerize Java apps. It integrates with 13 clouds/virtualization platforms and allows developers to move to containers without making changes to their app development processes. Application monitoring, auto-scaling, backups and continuous delivery are available to manage apps in production.

When it's available -Already live with v3.0 of DCHQ On-Premise and DCHQ.io Hosted PaaS

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dvol

dvol

Manufacturer name: ClusterHQ

Pricing: dvol is available for free as an Apache 2.0 download

Key features: dvol brings git-like functionality to Docker volumes to assist developers when writing code, and testing and deploying stateful containers long before they reach production.

When it's available: Now

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ClusterHQ Volume Hub

ClusterHQ Volume Hub

Manufacturer name: ClusterHQ

Pricing: Available for free as part of ClusterHQ Labs, which is free open source code

Key features: ClusterHQ Volume Hub is a SaaS management system that displays a catalogue of all the data volumes in a Flocker cluster in an easily digestible interface, enabling lightning fast search.

When it's available -Now

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RackN Enterprise

RackN Enterprise

Manufacturer name: RackN

Pricing: Free, limited use license for non-production. $500 per node/1 year subscription. Volume discounts available.

Key features: RackN Enterprises breaks up technical and operational components into functional, atomic units, and intelligently orchestrates provisioning infrastructure needs to occur. RackN can detect undesired configuration drift and take corrective action automatically or allow the operator to provision the environment accordingly.

When it's available: Presently available

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Photon Controller

Photon Controller

Manufacturer name: VMware

Pricing: None – this is an open source software offering

Key features: Photon Controller is a distributed, API-driven, multi-tenant control plane designed for extremely high scale and churn, and can deliver Docker Swarm, Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes, and Mesos, to application developers on-demand.

VMware has now open sourced it.

When it's available: VMware Photon Controller is now available as open source software (as of November 16, 2015)

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Helm

Helm

Manufacturer: Deis

Cost: Free Open Source project

Key features: Helm is a CLI-only package manager for Kubernetes, allowing users to find, share, and use software built for Kubernetes.

When available:  Available now.

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