Victor Coisne

Learn Docker Plaform best practices with Free Hands-On Labs and Workshops at DockerCon 2018

According to a recent stackoverflow report, the Docker Platform is in the top 10 skills to learn if you want to advance in a career in tech. So where do I go to start learning Docker you may ask?  Well the good news is that we now have free workshops and hands-on Labs included as part of your DockerCon 2018 ticket. The conference workshops will focus on a range of subjects from migrating .NET or Java apps to the Docker platform to deep dives on container monitoring and logging, networking, storage and security. Each workshop is designed to give you hands-on instructions and guidance on key container notions and mentoring by Docker Engineers and Docker Captains. The workshops are a great opportunity to zoom in a specific aspects on the Docker platform. Here is the list of free workshops available (click on the links Continue reading…

David Messina

5 years later, where are you on your Docker journey?

Docker is turning five the week of March 19-25, 2018 and in celebration of this event, we would like to turn the spotlight to our users – the customers, partners, individuals and organizations that are using the Docker platform every day. From scientific use cases in the field of medical and space research to more traditional use cases in large banks and insurance companies, Docker’s adoption is only accelerating with everyone from individual developers to global corporations. Here are some of the key figures showing the widespread adoption of Docker across the community and within enterprises.   Docker has evolved from a container runtime to Docker Enterprise Edition (EE), a secure enterprise-ready container platform that brings unmatched freedom of choice to enterprises, while providing a foundation for their digital and multi-cloud initiatives. Millions of users rely on Docker, downloading 100M container images a day, and over 450 companies have turned Continue reading…

Elton Stoneman

Learn Docker with More Hands-On Labs

Docker Labs is a rich resource for technical folks from any background to learn Docker. Since the last update on the Docker Blog, three new labs have been published covering Ruby, SQL Server and running a Registry on Windows. The self-paced, hands-on labs are a popular way for people to learn how to use Docker for specific scenarios, and it’s a resource which is growing with the help of the community. New Labs Ruby FAQ. You can Dockerize Ruby and Ruby on Rails apps, but there are considerations around versioning, dependency management and the server runtimes. The Ruby FAQ walks through some of the challenges in moving Ruby apps to Docker and proposes solutions. This lab is just beginning, we would love to have your contributions. SQL Server Lab. Microsoft maintain a SQL Server Express image on Docker Hub that runs in a Windows Continue reading…