Ashlynn Polini

Each year, our goal for DockerCon is to deliver the best and most unique Docker event experience possible for the Docker community. Each year, we face new challenges on how to improve on the previous DockerCon. We spend many hours brainstorming creative ways to top the beautiful keynote sets and roaming inflatable whales, and how we can cram even more amazing content into just a few days. The end goal is always the same – create the conference that the awesome community deserves. It’s a challenge that we are always up for. As we quickly approach DockerCon 2016 in Seattle, we…

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Chris Hines

Portability. This is perhaps one of the greatest characteristics of our Docker Containers-as-a-Service platform. After all, in some way it’s the reason why Docker has become as popular as it has today. In just 3 years, we have seen over 2 billion+ Docker Hub pulls, 400,000+ unique Docker Hub users, 200,000+ Dockerized applications and thousands of customers. A large part of the adoption hinges upon portability, making it clear that portability is a huge part of what our users are looking for. It provides the flexibility both developers and IT operations team need in order to succeed at their jobs….

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Victor Coisne

Gracias, merci, danke, obrigado, рақмет сізге, tak, धन्यवाद, cảm ơn bạn, شكرا, mulțumesc, asante, ευχαριστώ, thank you Docker community! While we originally planned for 40 Docker Birthday #3 celebrations worldwide with 1,000 attendees, over 8,000 people registered to attend one of the 125 celebrations across 5 continents! A huge thank you to all the Docker meetup organizers who worked hard to make these celebrations happen and offer Docker beginners an opportunity to participate in hands on Docker tutorials. In case you missed it last week, check out the pics from all of the #dockerbday celebrations including the awesome birthday cakes!

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Solomon Hykes

Docker’s mission is to build tools of mass innovation. To achieve this goal, we collaborate with the best developers in the world, working with the open source projects and organizations tackling the various aspects of containerization: the Docker open source projects with more than 2,000 contributors, the Apache Software Foundation with Apache Aurora, the Linux Foundation with the MirageOS, the Open Container Initiative (OCI) collaborative projects and the Cloud Foundry foundation. It is through these collaborations that we have been able to democratize complex technologies like OS containers and orchestrators such as Docker Swarm to make them accessible to organizations of all sizes.

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Mano Marks

Every year, Microsoft welcomes thousands of developers to their /Build conference. This year, whether you’re attending live in San Francisco, or watching online, there will be lots of Docker at /Build. Building from the announcement last week of the beta for Docker for Mac and Windows, we’re excited to share at /Build how Docker is making improvements to the developer toolbox providing developers the flexibility, from desktop to cloud, to accelerate application development and deploy anywhere.

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Victor Coisne

The Docker team is committed to ensuring that we create welcoming spaces for all members of the tech community. To proactively start working towards this goal, we have launched several initiatives to strengthen the Docker community and promote diversity in the larger tech community. One example is our DockerCon Scholarship Program, which will provide assistance to members of the Docker community from traditionally underrepresented minorities through mentorship and a financial scholarship to attend DockerCon 2016. For the Docker Birthday #3 celebrations, a major focus was to ensure that all of these events were inclusive for everyone attending. In order to accomplish this, we…

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Mike Coleman

I spend a good portion of my time at Docker talking to community members with varying degrees of familiarity with Docker and I sense a common theme: people’s natural response when first working with Docker is to try and frame it in terms of virtual machines. I can’t count the number of times I have heard Docker containers described as “lightweight VMs”. I get it because I did the exact same thing when I first started working with Docker. It’s easy to connect those dots as both technologies share some characteristics. Both are designed to provide an isolated environment in which…

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Patrick Chanezon

Since June 20th, 2016, Docker for Mac and Windows are now publicly available. You can download them at docker.com/products/overview   To celebrate Docker’s third birthday, today we start a limited availability beta program for Docker for Mac and Docker for Windows, an integrated, easy-to-deploy environment for building, assembling, and shipping applications from Mac or Windows. Docker for Mac and Windows contain many improvements over Docker Toolbox.

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