Katie Strange

Last week, Docker hosted our 4th annual Mid-Atlantic and Government Docker Summit, a one-day technology conference held on Wednesday, May 29 near Washington, DC. Over 425 attendees in the public and private sector came together to share and learn about the trends driving change in IT from containers, cloud and DeVops. Specifically, the presenters shared content on topics including Docker Enterprise, our industry-leading container platform, Docker’s Kubernetes Service, Container Security and more. Attendees were a mix of technology users and IT decision makers: everyone from developers, systems admins and architects to Sr. leaders and CTOs. Summit Recap by the Numbers: 428…

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David Yu

There are many tutorials and guides available for getting started with Kubernetes. Typically, these detail the key concepts and  outline the steps for deploying your first Kubernetes cluster. However, when organizations want to roll out Kubernetes at scale or in production, the deployment is much more complex and there are a new set of requirements around both the initial setup and configuration and the ongoing management – often referred to as “Day 1 and Day 2 operations.” Docker Enterprise 3.0, the leading container platform, includes Docker Kubernetes Service (DKS) – a seamless Kubernetes experience from developers’ desktops to production servers. DKS makes…

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David Friedlander

We’ve talked a lot about how Docker Enterprise supports and simplifies Kubernetes. But how are organizations actually running Kubernetes on Docker Enterprise? What have they learned from their experiences? Here are three of their stories: McKesson Corporation When you visit the doctor’s office or hospital, there’s a very good chance McKesson’s solutions and systems are helping make quality healthcare possible. The company ranks number 6 in the Fortune 100 with $208 billion in revenue, and provides information systems, medical equipment and supplies to healthcare providers. The technology team built the McKesson Kubernetes Platform (MKP) on Docker Enterprise to give its…

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David Hamdani

Kubernetes is a powerful orchestration technology for deploying, scaling and managing distributed applications and it has taken the industry by storm over the past few years. However, due to its inherent complexity, relatively few enterprises have been able to realize the full value of Kubernetes; with 96% of enterprise IT organizations unable to manage Kubernetes on their own. At Docker, we recognize that much of Kubernetes’ perceived complexity stems from a lack of intuitive security and manageability configurations that most enterprises expect and require for production-grade software. Docker Kubernetes Service (DKS) is a Certified Kubernetes distribution that is included with Docker Enterprise…

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David Friedlander

We started working with Microsoft five years ago to containerize Windows Server applications. Today, many of our enterprise customers run Windows containers in production. We’ve seen customers containerize everything from 15 year old Windows .NET 1.1 applications to new ASP.NET applications. If you haven’t started containerizing Windows applications and running them in production, here are five great reasons to get started: 1. It’s time to retire Windows Server 2008 Extended Support ends in January 2020. Rewriting hundreds of legacy applications to run on Windows Server 2016 or 2019 is a ridiculously expensive and time-consuming headache, so you’ll need to find…

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Jim Armstrong

Fresh off the heels of DockerCon and the announcement of Docker Enterprise 3.0, an end-to-end and dev-to-cloud container platform, I wanted to share some thoughts on what we mean when we say “complete container platform”. Choice and Flexibility A complete solution has to meet the needs of different kinds of applications and users – not just cloud native projects but legacy and brownfield applications on both Linux and Windows, too. At a high level, one of the goals of modernization – the leading reason organizations are adopting container platforms – is to rid ourselves of technical debt. Organizations want the freedom to create…

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Jenny Fong

If you missed DockerCon in San Francisco this year or were unable to watch the livestream, no need to worry – we have you covered. You can catch all the demos, get the latest announcements and find out what is next for the Docker ecosystem by watching the replay sessions on demand. Day 1: Docker Enterprise 3.0, Customer Innovation Awards, Robots and More On Tuesday,  we kicked off the first day of DockerCon with product announcements, demos and customer guest speakers. During the session, we presented Docker Enterprise 3.0, the only desktop-to-cloud enterprise container platform enabling organizations to build and…

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Brandon Royal

This week at DockerCon 2019, we shared our strategy for helping companies realize the benefits of digital transformation through new enterprise solution offerings that address the most common application profile in their portfolio. Our new enterprise solution offerings include the Docker platform, new tooling and services needed to migrate your applications. Building on the success and the experience from the Modernize Traditional Applications (MTA) program and Docker Enterprise 3.0, we are excited to expand our solutions and play an even greater role in our customers’ innovation strategy by offering a complete and comprehensive path to application containerization. Application Profiles When you hear…

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