Karen Bajza

Meet Docker Enthusiasts Near You!

We’ve made it easier for you to find an event near you! As we continue to grow, we’ve been thinking of ways to better serve the Docker community and give more visibility to all the different events and activities available and to the people who organize them. In collaboration with the Docker Community Leaders (formally known as Meetup Organizers), we’re excited to launch a brand new event platform to better highlight local Docker communities and the awesome events happening all over the world. Check out the Docker Community event site!   From meetups to DockerCon and Docker hosted webinars to workshops, you’ll be sure to find something just for you! Instead of going to multiple places to find event information, it’s now all here in one convenient location on docker.com.  What is a Docker Local Chapter? Docker Local Chapters are user groups that host 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…

Jenny Burcio

DockerCon 2017: Call For Papers FAQ

It’s a new year, and we are looking for new stories of how you are using Docker technology to do big things. Submit your cool hack, use case or deep dive sessions before the DockerCon 2017 CFP closes on January 14th. To help with your submissions, we’ve answered the most frequent questions below and put together a list of tips to help get your proposal selected. Q. How do I submit a proposal? A. Submit your proposal here. Q. What kind of talks are you looking for? A. This year, we are looking for cool hacks, user stories and deep dive submissions: Cool Hacks: Show us your cool hack and wow us with the interesting ways you can push the boundaries of the Docker stack. You do not have to have your hack ready by the submission deadline, just clearly explain your hack, Continue reading…

Karen Bajza

Your Docker Agenda for December 2016

Thank you Docker community for your amazing Global Mentor Week Events last month! In November, the community organized over 110 Docker Global Mentor Week events and more than 8,000 people enrolled in at least one of the courses for 1000+ course completions and counting! The five self-paced courses are now available for everyone free online. Check them out here! As you gear up for the holidays, make sure to check out all the great events that are scheduled this month in Docker communities all over the world! From webinars to workshops, meetups to conference talks, check out our list of events that are coming up in December. Official Docker Training Courses View the full schedule of instructor led training courses here!   Introduction to Docker: This is a two-day, on-site or classroom-based training course which introduces you to the Docker platform Continue reading…

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Karen Bajza

Your Docker Agenda for November 2016

November is packed with plenty of great events including over 75 Docker Global Mentor Week local events to learn all about Docker! This global event series aims to provide Docker training to both newcomers and intermediate Docker users. More advanced users will have the opportunity to get involved as mentors to further encourage connection and collaboration within the community. Check out the list of confirmed events below to see if there is one happening near you. Make sure to check back as we’ll be updating this list as more events are announced. Want to help us organize a Mentor Week training in your city? Email us at meetups@docker.com for more information!   From webinars to workshops, meetups to conference talks, check out our list of events that are coming up in November! Official Docker Training Courses View the full schedule of instructor led Continue reading…

Karen Bajza

DockerCon 2016 Organizer Summit recap

A huge part of Docker’s success can be attributed to the hard work and dedication of the 400+ Docker meetup organizers in 73 countries who collectively support a global community of over 115,000 members. Local Docker meetups help keep the community engaged and updated on all things Docker. With over 250 groups and counting, we are continuously humbled by the dedication and time these individuals take to organize events and all that they do for their local communities.