BRISTOL, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ClusterHQ™, The Data People for Docker™, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Flocker™ the container industry’s first solution for reliably running databases, key-value stores and queues inside Docker containers, as a 2014 Cloud Computing Storage Excellence Award winner.
Presented by TMC’s Cloud Computing Magazine, the Cloud Computing Storage Excellence Award recognizes companies that have introduced or improved cloud storage solutions.
“ClusterHQ is committed to solving the critical data portability issues that inhibit the mass adoption of Linux containers,” said Luke Marsden, founder and CTO of ClusterHQ. “We are very pleased to have received this recognition for the work that we are doing in this increasingly important space.”
An open-source volume and container manager, Flocker is the only software that solves the significant operational challenges that come from running data-backed services inside containers. Flocker allows developers to define their application as a set of connected Docker containers, deploy and then easily migrate them along with their data between hosts, even when in different data centers.
“Congratulations to ClusterHQ for its ability to show maturity and expansion of the cloud storage market through innovation and product quality,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO of TMC. “We are pleased to present Flocker with a Cloud Storage Excellence Award for its commitment to advancing cloud storage solutions.”
As The Data People for Docker, ClusterHQ is the company behind the container industry’s first solution for reliably running databases, key-value stores and queues inside Docker containers. Through its innovative open-source data volume and container manager, Flocker, ClusterHQ delivers a platform for solving the significant operational challenges that come from running data-backed services inside containers. The ClusterHQ team are technical experts in storage, networking and containers who have successfully driven open source adoption in developer-led communities. The team holds seven patents related to operating container-based applications at scale.
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