Trisha McCanna

HPE Docker Ready Servers Now Available – Get Docker Preinstalled On Your Favorite Hardware

It’s here!  HPE Docker ready servers are now available. These servers are pre-configured, integrated and validated with commercially supported Docker Engine out of the box. Enterprises can ease the adoption of Docker through a trusted hardware platform.   Announced in June, the Docker and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) partnership, has been called “The 10 Most Important Tech Partnerships In 2016 (so far),” by CRN as a way to bring infrastructure optimized Docker technology to enable a modern application platform for the enterprise. Integrated, Validated and Supported Docker ready servers are available for the HPE ProLiant, Cloudline, and Hyper Converged Systems. These servers come pre-installed with the commercially supported Docker Engine (CS Engine) and enterprise class support direct from HPE, backed by Docker. Whether deploying new servers or facing a hardware refresh, enterprises looking to adopt containerization can benefit from a Continue reading…

Cari Scardina

Docker Weekly Roundup | September 4, 2016

Each week, Docker rounds up the most popular, informative, and thought-provoking articles from the tech community. This week, we delve into current options for securing Docker in production environments, unveil Microsoft’s container monitoring solution and answer the top Docker questions from VMWorld. As we begin a new week, let’s recap our top five most-read stories for the week of September 4, 2016: Security in Production overview of the options available for securing Docker in production environments by Delve Labs. OMS Container Monitoring Microsoft unveils Docker container monitoring solution, signaling the company’s interest in delving deeper into the open-source container space by Christopher Tozzi at Container Journal. Windows Containers and Docker the five things you need to know in preparation of Docker running natively as a Windows service, with the release of Windows Server 2016 by Elton Stoneman. VMWorld Questions the top four questions about Docker asked Continue reading…

Cari Scardina

Docker Weekly Roundup | August 28, 2016

The last week of August 2016 is over and you know what that means; another Docker news roundup. Highlights include, Docker comes to Raspberry Pi, a cheat sheet for Windows 10 and a presentation by Mike Coleman at Tech Field Day at VMWorld 2016. Docker for Windows: cheat sheet of commands to manage containers and Docker Swarm services on Windows 10 dev machine. These scripts are compatible with Docker 1.12 and Docker for Windows by Stefan Prodan. Tech Field Day: What is Docker? Mike Coleman, Technical Evangelist, introduces Docker and discusses container technology and how it works to help applications. Docker + Raspberry Pi: the latest release for Raspberry Pi officially includes Raspbian Jessie installation support. You can now install the Docker client on your Raspberry Pi with just one terminal command by Matt Richardson. Docker with ARM Devices: use Docker to build Continue reading…

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…

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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 and 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…

Victor Coisne

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…