Karen Bajza

Docker Birthday #4: Thank you Docker Community!

Pақмет сізге, tak, धन्यवाद, cảm ơn bạn, شكرا, mulțumesc, gracias, merci, danke, obrigado, ευχαριστώ, köszönöm, thank you Docker community! From Des Moines to Santiago de Cuba, Budapest to Tel Aviv and Sydney to Cairo, it was so awesome to see the energy from the community coming together to celebrate and learn about Docker! We originally planned for 50 Docker Birthday #4 celebrations worldwide with 2,500 attendees. But over 9,000 people registered to attend one of the 152 celebrations across 5 continents! A huge thank you to all the Docker meetup organizers who worked hard to make these celebrations happen and offered Docker beginners the  opportunity to participate in hands on Docker labs. Join in on the fun! In case you missed it last week, check out the pics from all of the #DockerBday celebrations including the awesome birthday cakes! Check out the Facebook photo album too! Up Continue reading…

Karen Bajza

Announcing Docker Birthday #4: Spreading the Docker Love!

Community is at the heart of Docker and thanks to the hard work of thousands of maintainers, contributors, Captains, mentors, organizers, and the entire Docker community, the Docker platform is now used in production by companies of all sizes and industries. To show our love and gratitude, it has become a tradition for Docker and our awesome network of meetup organizers to host Docker Birthday #4 meetup celebrations all over the world. This year the celebrations will take place during the week of March 13-19, 2017. Come learn, mentor, celebrate, eat cake, and take an epic #dockerselfie! Docker Love We wanted to hear from the community about why they love Docker! Wellington Silva, Docker São Paulo meetup organizer said “Docker changed my life, I used to spend days compiling and configuring environments. Then I used to spend hours setting up Continue reading…

Karen Bajza

Help Docker’s Initiatives to Promote Tech Diversity Including Bump Up at DockerCon

Docker is actively working to improve opportunities for women and underrepresented minorities throughout the global ecosystem and promote diversity in the larger tech community. We’re proud to have contributed close to $100,000 in sponsorships, scholarships and complementary tickets to DockerCon. In addition to these funds, the Docker Team has launched and supports several ongoing initiatives with like-minded partners.

Victor Coisne

Good things come in small “containers”: Ingredients for a successful birthday party

written by Alex Giurgiu and Valentin Stoican, Seqvence For Docker’s 3rd birthday, the Docker team decided to organize a challenge to teach people Docker, and hopefully have some fun at the same time. It was a great event, with over 1180 people completing the assignment participating in 220 locations around the world. In this article, we will describe the way we leveraged Docker tools to create a platform capable of handling thousands of requests and testing more than 10,000 containers.

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Victor Coisne

Congratulations Docker Birthday #3 App Challenge Winners!

Last month, over 5,000 people attended one of the 125 Docker Birthday celebrations scheduled worldwide! In case you missed it, check out the pics from all of the #dockerbday celebrations including the awesome birthday cakes! With the help of the community, we created a self-paced beginners’ tutorial for attendees to learn Docker basics as they built, shipped and ran the voting app.

Karen Bajza

Your Docker Agenda for April

Thank you Docker community for your amazing collaborations last month! In March, the community organized over 125 Docker Birthday #3 local trainings and celebrations. This month, you can still catch a few more birthday events and lots of other awesome Docker events! From webinars to workshops, meetups to conference talks, here is our list of Docker events coming up in April.

Adam Herzog

Docker Birthday #3: Thank you Docker community!

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!

Adam Herzog

Docker Birthday #3 Partners Share Why Diversity in Tech is Important

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 partnered with several leading organizations that are dedicated to promoting diversity in tech. We asked a few of these partners to share why diversity in tech is important to them: