Robin Systems’ Container-Based Virtualization Platform for Applications

Interesting and useful technology, with a continuing disagreement over definitions.

After a recent debate with Robin Systems over terminology, the company offered an opportunity to see their technology in operation. How could I refuse?

What I learned was that the company has focused itself on using containers to, in the company’s words, “… offer an application-centric approach that simplifies the application lifecycle management across various environments for Big Data applications such as Hadoop and Elasticsearch, for distributed databases such as MongoDB and Cassandra, for Oracle databases, and for enterprise applications.”

Their demo was slick, interesting and I could easily see …