Jenny Burcio

Your Docker Agenda for JavaOne

If you are one of the thousands that will be in San Francisco for JavaOne Oct 1-5th, don’t miss the opportunity to level-up your knowledge around container technology and Docker Community and Enterprise Edition. We’ve listed our must-attend sessions below: Monday, October 2nd Monday, Oct 02, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | Java in a World of Containers [CON4429] Speakers: Paul Sandoz and Mikael Vidstedt, Oracle This session explains how OpenJDK 9 fits into the world of containers, specifically how it fits with Docker images and containers. The first part of the session focuses on the production of Docker images containing a JDK. It introduces technologies, such as J-Link, that can be used to reduce the size of the JDK and discusses the inclusion of class-data-sharing (CDS) archives and ahead-of-time (AOT) shared object libraries. The second part describes how the Continue reading…

Jenny Burcio

An Inside Look at the Docker Captains Program

Since launching the Docker Captains over a year ago, we’ve received a lot of questions: What is a Docker Captain? What do Captains do? How do I become a Captain? So who better to answer that than the Docker Captains themselves? At DockerCon Austin, we asked the Docker Captains to share their favorite thing about wearing the Captain’s hat. What is a Captain? Captains are Docker experts that are leaders in their communities, organizations or ecosystems. As Docker advocates, they are committed to sharing their knowledge and do so every chance they get! What do Captains do? Captains are advisors, ambassadors, coders, contributors, creators, tool builders, speakers, mentors, maintainers and super users and are required to be active stewards of Docker in order to remain in the program. In addition to sharing their knowledge with the community, Captains provide insight and Continue reading…

Jenny Burcio

Announcing new DockerCon Europe tracks, sessions, speakers and website!

The DockerCon Europe website has a fresh look and new sessions added. The DockerCon Review Committee is still working through announcing final sessions in each breakout track, but below is an overview of the tracks and content you’ll find this year in Copenhagen. To view abstracts in more detail check out the Agenda Page. In case you missed it, we have two summits happening on Thursday, October 19th. The Moby Summit, a hands-on collaborative event for advanced container users who are actively maintaining, contributing or generally interested in the design and development of the Moby Project and it’s components. The Enterprise Summit, a full day event for enterprise IT practitioners who want to learn how they can embrace the journey to hybrid IT and implement a new strategy to help fund their modernization efforts. We have an excellent line up of speakers in Continue reading…

Jenny Burcio

DockerCon Europe Registration and Call for Proposals are OPEN

DockerCon 2017 in Austin was amazing! We are still on a high from the energy and excitement that is created when 5,500 members of the Docker Community are in one place. Containers are everywhere, and the learning, inspiration and networking that those four days brings is unrivaled. We welcomed amazing speakers, made tons of meaningful connections and are already geared up to do it again for DockerCon Europe: October 16 – 19th in Copenhagen! Early Bird registration is now open, hurry up and get your ticket before they sell out.   Register for DockerCon Europe!   In addition, today we opened the DockerCon Copenhagen Call for Papers. We hope that you were inspired by the Moby Project and LinuxKit announcements and are looking forward to your submissions on the following: Using Docker Has Docker technology made you better at what you do? Is Docker an integral Continue reading…

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Jenny Burcio

5 reasons to attend DockerCon 2017

DockerCon 2017 is for the hackers, the makers and those who want to build the best distributed apps with containers. In April, 5,000 of the best and brightest will come together to share and learn from different experiences, diverse backgrounds, and common interests. We know that part of what makes DockerCon so special is what happens in the hallways, not just the main stage. Those spontaneous connections between attendees, and the endless networking and learning opportunities, are where the most meaningful interactions occur. If you haven’t been to a DockerCon yet, you may not know what you are missing. To try to explain why DockerCon 2017 is a must attend conference, we took the liberty of putting together the Top 5 reasons to join us April 17-20 in Austin, Texas. The.Best.Content. From beginner to deep dive, DockerCon brings together the brightest Continue reading…

Jenny Burcio

Announcing the DockerCon speakers and sessions

Today we’re excited to share the launch the DockerCon 2017 agenda. With 100+ DockerCon speakers, 60+ breakout sessions, 11 workshops, and hands on labs, we’re confident that you’ll find the right content for your role (Developer, IT Ops, Enterprise) or your level of Docker expertise (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced).   View the announced schedule and speakers lineup     Announced sessions include: Use Case 0 to 60 with Docker in 5 Months: How a Traditional Fortune 40 Company Turns on a Dime by Tim Tyler (MetLife) Activision’s Skypilot: Delivering Amazing Game Experiences through Containerized Pipelines by Tom Shaw (Activision) Cool Genes: The Search for a Cure Using Genomics, Big Data, and Docker by James Lowey (TGEN) The Tale of Two Deployments: Greenfield and Monolith Docker at Cornell by Shawn Bower and Brett Haranin (Cornell University) Taking Docker From Local to Production at Continue reading…

Jenny Burcio

More DockerCon Speakers Announced

Today, we are announcing the next group of awesome DockerCon speakers and we can’t wait for the lessons, stories, tips, tricks and insights they will share. Need tips on how to create effective images, even when you have to include a bunch of image processing libraries? What about learning how other organizations are taking Docker into production and adopting DevOps? Want to deep dive into the Docker internals from Docker’s technical staff? Join us at the largest container conference in the world to hear these stories and many more DockerCon speakers from the community.  Docker Security Deep Dive Journey to Docker Production: Evolving Your Infrastructure and Processes Creating Effective Docker Images Plug-ins: Building, Shipping, Storing and Running Docker for Ops Docker Networking               Modern Storage Platform for Containerized Environments Do you really want to attend sessions Continue reading…

Jenny Burcio

DockerCon 2017 first speakers announced

To the rest of the world, DockerCon 2017 may seem a ways away, but here at Docker we are heads down reading your Call for Papers submissions and curating content to make this the biggest and best DockerCon to date. With that, we are thrilled to share with you the DockerCon 2017 Website with helpful information including ten of the first confirmed speakers and sessions. If you want to join this amazing lineup and haven’t submitted your cool hack, use case or deep dive session, don’t hesitate! The Call for Papers closes this Saturday, January 14th.   Submit a talk   First DockerCon speakers   Laura Frank Sr. Software Engineer, Codeship Everything You Thought You Already Knew About Orchestration       Julius Volz Co-founder, Prometheus Monitoring, the Prometheus Way       Liz Rice Co-founder & CEO, Microscaling Systems What have Continue reading…