Posts by: James Turnbull

James Turnbull

  Together with the Docker 1.0 release at DockerCon we also announced the launch of commercial services to support Docker. One of these services is education and we’re thrilled to announce the first dates for public Docker training. We’re running training in San Francisco and New York initially. The course is called Introduction to Docker and is a two-day classroom-based training course. It will introduce you to the Docker platform and take you through installing, integrating, and running it in your development and operations environments. We’ll explain why Docker exists and why you should care about it. We’ll then take you…

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James Turnbull

At Docker we take security very seriously and try to be as transparent as possible. This morning proof of concept exploit code was published showing how to break out of a Docker Engine 0.11 container. We want to emphasize that this vulnerability only applies to users who are running Docker Engine in a non-recommended way by running untrusted applications with root privileges inside containers. We want to be clear that Docker Engine 1.0 is not vulnerable to this exploit. We strongly recommend that users upgrade Docker Engine to version 1.0 to address this issue and be on a fully supported,…

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James Turnbull

As part of DockerCon in June, we’ve decided to run two days of Docker training. This will be the debut of our Introduction to Docker training course. The course will launch at DockerCon and be available more broadly not long afterward. This is the first of many courses we’ll be offering, both in classroom settings and online. The Introduction to Docker course is a hands-on overview of Docker. It assumes no prior Docker knowledge. The only thing it assumes is some very basic Linux/Unix command line experience: navigating the file system, starting and stopping services, editing files and some very basic…

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At the Docker project we’ve been around for less than twelve months but we’ve learnt a lot from some of the open source projects that have come before us. Indeed we’re not shy about talking about the debt we owe to projects like the Linux kernel for our governance and operating models. Like the projects before us, one of the aspects of open source accountability we take very seriously is security. We’re conscious that Docker is an infrastructure project that has been embraced by a wide range of people: from developers building applications locally right up to production deployments, including…

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James Turnbull

  Some of you are aware that Venmo was recently acquired by PayPal. I decided after a lot of soul searching that this wasn’t a move I was interested in making. Sadly as a result I am moving on from my role as VP of Engineering at Venmo. At the same time I’ve been talking to the team at Docker Inc about their roadmap and plans as part of my work on The Docker Book. When Ben and Solomon heard I was leaving Venmo they asked if I might be interested in joining Docker Inc as VP of Services. Docker…

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