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Google Leads Coalition For Container Management

IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat, Docker unite behind Google's Kubernetes as a container management system.

Kubernetes means 'helmsman' in Greek.
Kubernetes means "helmsman" in Greek.

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Charlie Babcock
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7/11/2014 | 3:24:48 PM
Docker not used inside Google?
Google itself doesn't use Docker, but the Kubernetes Project will re-orient Kubernetes around Docker use. Do I have that right? Actually, a better way of saying that is Google didn't start out with Docker as its Linux container format but has built up the Kubernetes system to work with it.
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7/10/2014 | 1:26:40 PM
Kubernetes written in Google language
Kubernetes is written in Go, a language used extensively inside Google. It's been gaining ground outside Google as well. Google has its own container management system, called Omega, with Kubernetes a lighterweight version for the rest of the world.
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