Docker for Azure Public Beta

Last week Docker for AWS went public beta, and today Docker for Azure reached the same milestone and is ready for public testing. Docker for Azure is a great way for ops to setup and maintain secure and scalable Docker deployments on Azure. With Docker for Azure, IT ops teams can: Deploy a standard Docker platform to ensure teams can seamlessly move apps from developer laptops to Dockerized staging and production environments, without risk of incompatibilities or lock-in. Integrate deeply with underlying infrastructure to ensure Docker takes advantage of the host environment’s native capabilities and exposes a familiar interface to administrators. Deploy the platform to all the places where you want to run Dockerized apps, simply and efficiently Make sure the latest and greatest Docker versions are available for the hardware, OSs, and infrastructure you love, and provide solid upgrade paths Continue reading…

Trisha McCanna

Top 5 Docker Questions from Microsoft Ignite

Last week was busy for the Docker team at Microsoft Ignite in Atlanta. With the exciting announcement about the next evolution of the Docker and Microsoft relationship, the availability of Docker for Windows Server 2016 workloads, the show floor, general session, keynotes, and breakout sessions were all abuzz about Docker for Windows. Whether you were attended or not we want to make sure you didn’t miss a thing, here are the key announcements at this year’s Microsoft Ignite: Docker Doubles Container Market with Support for Windows Workloads Availability of Docker For Windows Server 2016 Docker Commercially Supported Docker Engine available in Windows Server 2016 Cool @VisualStudio and @docker integration being demoed by @shanselman at #MSIgnite auto creation of Dockerfiles & debug inside containers. pic.twitter.com/HVDHKmwRrL — Marcus Robinson (@techdiction) September 26, 2016 Wow @Docker engine included with all Server 2016 deployments. Continue reading…

Scott Johnston

Docker Announces Commercial Partnership with Microsoft to Double Container Market by Extending Docker Engine to Windows Server

With industry analysts declaring Windows Server with more than 60% of the x86 server market, and citing Microsoft Azure as the fastest-growing public cloud, it comes as no surprise that Microsoft, even at its current scale, is further extending its leadership as a strategic, trusted partner to enterprise IT. It is this industry leadership that catalyzed our technical collaboration in the Docker open source project back in October 2014, to jointly bring the agility, portability, and security benefits of the Docker platform to Windows Server.  After two years of joint engineering, we are excited to unveil a new, commercial partnership to extend these benefits for both Windows developers targeting Windows Server and enterprise IT professionals. Specifically, the commercial partnership entails: The Commercially Supported Docker Engine aka “CS Docker Engine”, Docker, Inc.’s tested, validated, and supported package of Docker Engine, will Continue reading…

Trisha McCanna

Visit Docker @ Microsoft Ignite – Booth #758

  Next week Microsoft will host over 20,000 IT executives, architects, engineers, partners and thought-leaders from around the world at Microsoft Ignite, September 25th-30th at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Visit the Docker booth #758 to learn how developers and IT pros can build, ship, and run any application, anywhere, across both Windows and Linux operating systems with Docker. By transforming modern application architectures for Linux and Windows applications, Docker allows business to benefit from a more agile development environment with a single journey for all their applications. Don’t miss out! Docker experts will be on-hand to for in-booth demos to help you:       Deploy your first Docker Windows container       Learn about Docker containers on Windows Server 2016       Manage your container environment with Docker Datacenter on Windows Calling all Microsoft MVPs! Attend our daily in booth theater session “Docker Continue reading…

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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…

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…

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…

Mano Marks

Docker and .NET Core CLR Release Candidate 2

When Microsoft open sourced the .NET Framework in 2014 and released runtimes for Linux in November last year, we knew interesting things were going to happen. Today, Microsoft announced the second Release Candidate for .NET Core CLR. To celebrate, we took a look at using .NET Core with Docker and the also released new version of Visual Studio Tools for Docker. Turns out Microsoft is doing some interesting stuff.