Dan Powers

Docker Certified Containers From IBM

The Docker Certified Technology Program is designed for ecosystem partners and customers to recognize containers and plugins that excel in quality, collaborative support and compliance. Docker Certification gives enterprises an easy way to run trusted software and components in containers on Docker Enterprise with support from both Docker and the publisher.   As cloud computing continues to transform every business and industry, developers at global enterprises and emerging startups alike are increasingly leveraging container technologies to accelerate how they build modern web, mobile and IoT applications.   IBM has achieved certification of its flagship Db2 database, Websphere-Liberty middleware server and Security Access Manager products now available on Docker Hub. These Certified Containers enable developers to accelerate building cloud-native applications for the Docker Enterprise platform.  Developers can deploy these solutions from IBM to any on-premises infrastructure or public cloud.  They are Continue reading…

Betty Junod

Docker Enterprise Edition for Linux on IBM Z (yes, mainframe!)

Recently we released a new version of Docker Enterprise Edition featuring expansion of the multi-architecture capabilities from Linux to Windows Server and now the IBM Z mainframe platform. Enterprise IT architecture is complex and diverse and include workloads across different server hardware types and operating systems. Docker and IBM have partnered together to deliver the support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Ubuntu and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for IBM Z (x390x) systems as certified infrastructure for Docker Enterprise Edition (EE). This first release features support for the the IBM Z product family. Why bring Docker containers and mainframe systems together? Enterprises across industries like financial services, government, manufacturing and more use mainframe systems for many high throughput applications. Many organizations recognize that these applications are at the core of their systems but rewriting and refactoring them for a different platform is Continue reading…

Ana Villani

DockerCon 2016: Videos from Microsoft, Cisco and IBM’s Sessions

Major thank you to our Diamond sponsor Microsoft and Platinum sponsors Cisco and IBM! Your continued support of DockerCon helps us organize an awesome conference for the Docker community. We are excited to share with you the recordings from their sessions in the Ecosystem track. Microsoft’s session with Steve Lasker covered the container workflow. IBM’s Jason McGee and Chris Rosen talk about how to create production ready containers with IBM and Docker and Balaji Sivasubramanian discuss how Cisco covers the solution addressing the needs of enabling product-grade containerized applications.   Workflows for Developing, Debugging and Deploying Containerized Applications by Steve Lasker, Microsoft Watch @Microsoft’s @SteveLasker discuss #container + orchestration + workflow dev at #DockerCon 2016 Click To Tweet   Enabling Production Grade Containerized Applications through Policy Based Infrastructure by Balaji Sivasubramanian, Cisco #DockerCon: @balajisiva explains how @Cisco uses @Docker for Continue reading…

Trisha McCanna

Your Docker Agenda for IBM InterConnect 2016

Are you attending IBM InterConnect 2016 on February 22-25 at the Mandalay Bay & MGM Grand in Las Vegas? Be sure to visit the the Docker team next week in booth #680! Stop by and meet the Docker team, discuss best practices with Docker experts, view demos of Docker Datacenter with UrbanCode Deploy and Softlayer and get fun Docker swag! Featuring over 90 Docker sessions and labs, Docker is definitely the hot topic at InterConnect 2016. With the dizzying array of options don’t miss these key sessions:

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Victor Coisne

Your Docker schedule at IBM Interconnect 2015

Next week starts the giant IBM Interconnect Conference in Las Vegas, NV. If you are attending the conference come talk to us at the Docker Booth 202-4 and learn more about Docker by attending some of the sessions listed below. The Docker team will be there through out the conference to answer all the questions you might have, share Docker best practices and give away Docker t-shirts!  

Victor Coisne

DockerCon EU: Partners Panel

This panel focuses on the unique opportunities that Docker containers present across the partner ecosystem.  Executives from industry leaders IBM, Microsoft and VMware discuss various strategies and options around the use of containers within their own technology plans and for their end-customers. Moderator / host: Ben Golub – CEO, Docker, Inc Panelists: Kit Colbert – VP & CTO, Cloud-Native Apps, VMware John Gossman – Architect, Microsoft Jason McGee – CTO Cloud Services, IBM