Jenny Burcio

Your Docker Agenda for LinuxCon North America

Hey Dockers! We’re excited to be back at LinuxCon this year in Toronto and hope you are, too! We’ve a got a round-up of many of our awesome Docker speakers, as well as a booth. Come visit us in between the sessions at booth #41 inside “The Hub”. You may even be able to score yourself some Docker swag.   Monday: 11:45am – Curious about the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Open Container Initiative, Cloud Foundry Foundation and their role in the cloud ecosystem? Docker’s Stephen Walli joins other panelists to deliver So CFF, CNCF, and OCI Walk into a Room (or ‘Demystifying the Confusion: CFF, CNCF, OCI). 3:00pm – Docker Captain Phil Estes will describe and demonstrate the use of the new schema format’s capabilities for multiple platform-specific image references in his More than x86_64: Docker Images for Multi-Platform session. Continue reading…

John Willis

New Dockercast episode with Ilan Rabinovitch from Datadog

In case you missed it, we launched Dockercast, the official Docker Podcast earlier this month including all the DockerCon 2016 sessions available as podcast episodes. In this podcast we talk to Ilan Rabinovitch the Director of Technical Community at Datadog.  I first met Ilan back at SCALE8X (Southern California Linux Expo) 6 years ago.  Ilan has been running SCALE since it’s inception.   As Ilan points out in the podcast, our very own Jérôme Petazzoni packed the house back at SCALE11x (2013).  At Datadog Ilan has been working with the Docker community on monitoring containers and developing what Datadog calls their Monitoring-as-a-Service offering that combines Docker metadata and Docker container monitoring information.  Ilan discusses some of the differences of monitoring containers versus virtual machines. We also talk about Datadog’s adoption surveys highlighting the unprecedented  “wildfire” adoption of technology unseen since Linux Continue reading…

Karen Bajza

Apply for a Docker Scholarship and learn how to code!

Today, Docker is proud to announce the launch of the Docker Scholarship Program in partnership with Reactor Core to improve opportunities for underrepresented groups in the tech industry! With the help of the community, we surpassed our goal for the DockerCon 2016 Bump Up Challenge unlocking $50,000 to fund three full tuition scholarships.     The Docker Scholarship Program is part of our continued work to improve opportunities for women and underrepresented groups throughout the global Docker ecosystem and encourage inclusivity in the larger tech community. Docker’s Goal The goal of the Docker scholarship program is to strengthen the broader tech community by making it more diverse and inclusive to traditionally underrepresented groups. We aim to achieve that goal by providing financial support and mentorship to three students at Reactor Core’s partner schools, Hack Reactor and Telegraph Academy. Our Partnership with Hack Reactor and Continue reading…

Betty Junod

Cornell University: It all started with Dockerizing an old version of Confluence with Docker Datacenter

This is a guest post by Shawn Bower In my role as Cloud Architect I often hear, “Docker sounds great but it won’t work for my application.”  In my experience Docker can improve the state of many applications including legacy and vendor solutions.  The first production workload at Cornell on Docker was the University’s wiki which is run on Atlassian’s Confluence in April 2015. Our installation of Confluence is an interesting intersection of legacy and vendor solution.  We have customized the code, to work with our single sign on solution, as well as a custom synchronization with LDAP for group management.  When we started the project to move Confluence to the cloud the infrastructure, the software was old, compiled from the source and was being hand maintained.   The stack looked like this: Apache 2.2.10 OpenSSL 0.9.8H Java 1.6 (EOL Continue reading…

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Adam Herzog

DockerCon 2016 Videos: Black Belt Track

Videos from the Black Belt track at DockerCon 2016 are now posted online! Black Belt talks are advanced technical deep dives presented by Docker experts. These sessions are code and demo heavy and light on the slides. From Docker internals to advanced container orchestration, security and networking, this track should delight most container ninjas. Watch all of the sessions from the Black Belt track below or head to YouTube for the DockerCon 2016 playlist to watch more talks from the conference.   The Golden Ticket: Docker and High Security Microservices by Aaron Grattafiori Check out the slides + video of @dyn___’s #DockerCon talk on #Docker security + #microservices Click To Tweet   Cloning Running Servers with Docker and CRIU by Ross Boucher, Playground Theory Learn about cloning running servers with #Docker and #CRIU by watching @boucher’s #DockerCon talk Click To Continue reading…

Betty Junod

Support from the Source: Getting Official Docker Support

Docker is the open platform to build, ship and run any application, anywhere. Whether legacy or microservices, Linux or Windows, Docker provides an OS, infrastructure and application architecture agnostic platform for developers and IT organizations to accelerate their application pipeline. Organizations often look for additional tooling and support as they look to bring Dockerized applications into production with SLAs that mirror their own service level commitments to their customers. Docker is available as free open source software or combined with commercial support with enterprise class service levels.   Open Source Support The Docker team and community collaborate together to release updates to the Docker Engine and other related projects every couple of months. Open source support for the Docker Engine is provided through IRC, GitHub, and Docker Forums for the latest released version of Docker software. Any bugs and issues Continue reading…

Karen Bajza

Your Docker Agenda for July

Weren’t able to attend DockerCon 2016 last month? Don’t worry, there are several DockerCon recap meetups scheduled this month all over the world! Have you signed up yet for the Docker 1.12 Hackathon? Teams of up to three individuals will hack the new features included in Docker 1.12 including Swarm Mode, cryptographic node identity, service API, and built-in routing mesh to win some awesome prizes. Submissions are due by July 25th so register your team today and start hacking! Take a look at this month’s agenda including Docker trainings and meetups in your community.

Chris Hines

ADP + Docker Datacenter Delivers Security and Scale for Both Legacy and Microservices Applications

At DockerCon 2016, the second day’s general session featured products and stories related to Docker running in the enterprise. From product demonstrations of integrated security features, to deployment templates to a session featuring Keith Fulton, CTO of ADP, speaking about their evolution to a tech company and how Docker Datacenter enables them to ship faster, securely at scale across apps big and small. ADP is the largest global provider of cloud based human capital management (HCM) solutions. ADP has over 630,000 clients that span more than 35 million users in over 100 countries. More than just payroll services, ADP delivers solutions across the entire spectrum of HCM for their customers in each one of these areas with right sized versions for SMBs, mid market and large enterprises.     This breadth and depth of solutions developed over the last 60 Continue reading…