Docker Weekly Roundup | October 30, 2016

  This week, we delve into the top considerations for running Windows Server 2016 with Hyper-V, the suite of Docker security tools available and the three steps required to get MSBuild in Docker. As we begin a new week, let’s recap our top five most-read stories for the week of October 30, 2016: Docker For Windows Server With Hyper-V – top considerations for running Docker for Windows Server 2016 with Hyper-V VM to understand how they can work together. Docker Security – an overview of the suite of tools available to help secure a container and their range of enhancements built into the Docker platform by Benjamin Wootton. MSBuild With Docker – three steps needed to get MSBuild in a Docker container and have it build an ASP.NET WebAPI application with Windows Containers by Alex Ellis. Docker Enterprise Case Studies – five application case studies covering everything Continue reading…

Docker Weekly Roundup | October 23, 2016

  The last week of October 2016 is over and you know what that means; another Docker news roundup. Highlights include Windows workloads with Image2Docker, part four of the SwarmKit series, and a Docker InfraKit test-drive! As we begin a new week, let’s recap our five top stories: Windows Workloads with Image2Docker – a community supported and designed project to demonstrate the ease of creating Windows Containers from existing servers. Interested parties are encouraged to fork it, play with it and contribute pull requests back to the community. SwarmKit – Part 4 –  a tutorial series on Docker SwarmKit led by Gabriel Schenker. Part four of the series explains how to create a swarm in the cloud and run a sample application on it. Docker Volumes  – user instructions on how to make sure posts and images stay permanent via Docker volumes, even with an Continue reading…

Docker Weekly Roundup | October 9, 2016

  It’s time for your weekly roundup! Get caught up on the top Docker news including; expansion into China through a commercial partnership with Alibaba Cloud, announcement of DockerCon 2017, and information on the upcoming Global Mentor Week. As we begin a new week, let’s recap the top five most-read stories of the week of October 9, 2016: Alibaba Cloud Partnership Docker expands into China market through new partnership with the Alibaba Group, the world’s largest retail commerce group. The focus of the partnership is to provide a China-based Docker Hub, enable Alibaba to resell Docker’s commercial offerings, and create a “Docker For Alibaba Cloud”. DockerCon 2017 a three day, conference organized by Docker. This year’s US edition will take place in Austin, TX and continue to build on the success of previous events as it grows and reflects Docker’s established ecosystem Continue reading…

Docker Weekly Roundup | October 2, 2016

  This week, our readers enjoyed some big Docker news, including the release of InfraKit, a toolkit for declarative infrastructure, a Windows 10 container guide, and a new open source project Image2Docker. As we begin a new week, let’s recap our top 5 most-read stories for the week of October 2, 2016: InfraKit is a new declarative management toolkit for orchestrating infrastructure. InfraKit’s simple, pluggable components for a declarative infrastructure state, actively monitor and automatically reconcile that state. Windows Server Container guide is designed to get setup to run Docker Windows Containers on Windows 10 or using a Windows Server 2016 VM. Docs Repo On GitHub is a consolidation of all Docker documentation into a single Pages-based repository on GitHub. All documentation for Docker projects will now be open sourced for an easier than ever way to contribute to and stage the public Continue reading…

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Docker Weekly Roundup | September 25, 2016

  The last week of September 2016 is over and you know what that means; another Docker news roundup. Highlights include, a new commercial relationship between Docker and Microsoft, general availability of Docker containers on Windows Server 2016, and consolidation of Docker documentation on GitHub! As we begin a new week, let’s recap our five hottest stories: Docker and Microsoft Partnership Docker announced a Commercial Partnership with Microsoft that doubles the container market by extending Docker Engine to Windows Server 2016. Docker for Windows Server 2016 Microsoft announced general availability of Windows Server 2016, one of the most exciting new aspect of the announcement  is that containers on Windows are powered by Docker. Containers for Windows a step-by-step guide on containerized workload, the various components, such as the Docker client tools, the Docker daemon, and the virtual machine host for running containers by Continue reading…

Docker Weekly Roundup | September 18, 2016

  It’s time for your weekly roundup! Get caught up on the top Docker news including; how to maintain dev environments for Java web apps, scale with Swarm, and make your CI/CD pipeline work for you. As we begin a new week, let’s recap our top five most-read stories of the week of September 18, 2016: Debugging Java in Docker tutorial for building a Java web application using containers and three popular Java IDEs: Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA and Netbeans by Sophia Parafina.  Orchestration Workshop instructional workshop to scale out an app, operate and go deeper in Docker Swarm by Jerome Petazzoni.   PiZero Swarm with OTG  detailed explanation on how to build your own PiZero Swarm with OTG networking by Docker Captain Alex Ellis. Docker-based Workflow Learn how to make your CI/CD pipeline work with these four tips for an effective Continue reading…

Docker Weekly Roundup | September 11, 2016

  As we arrive at the conclusion of another week, the team at Docker wanted to take a moment to reflect on a few of the top posts you might have missed, while also highlighting a few other Docker stories from around the web. Here’s the weekly roundup for the week of September 11, 2016: Docker Partner Program introducing the new tiered Docker Partner Program designed to address the growing demand by enterprise companies to adopt Containers as a Service environments with Docker Datacenter.  Dockercast Episode 3 in this podcast Docker catches up with Nirmal Mehta at Booz Allen Hamilton. We discuss how large government organizations are modernizing their IT infrastructures and why these types of institutions seem to be early adopters of Docker. Docker + Golang a short collection of tips and tricks by Jerome Petazzoni showing how Docker can be useful when Continue reading…

Docker Weekly Roundup | September 4, 2016

Each week, Docker rounds up the most popular, informative, and thought-provoking articles from the tech community. This week, we delve into current options for securing Docker in production environments, unveil Microsoft’s container monitoring solution and answer the top Docker questions from VMWorld. As we begin a new week, let’s recap our top five most-read stories for the week of September 4, 2016: Security in Production overview of the options available for securing Docker in production environments by Delve Labs. OMS Container Monitoring Microsoft unveils Docker container monitoring solution, signaling the company’s interest in delving deeper into the open-source container space by Christopher Tozzi at Container Journal. Windows Containers and Docker the five things you need to know in preparation of Docker running natively as a Windows service, with the release of Windows Server 2016 by Elton Stoneman. VMWorld Questions the top four questions about Docker asked Continue reading…