Dan Powers

The Agility and Flexibility of Docker including Oracle Database and Development Tools

A company’s important applications often are subjected to random and capricious changes due to forces well beyond the control of IT or management.  Events like a corporate merger or even a top programmer on an extended vacation can have an adverse impact on the performance and reliability of critical company infrastructure. During the second day keynote at DockerCon 2017 in Austin TX, Lily Guo and Vivek Saraswat showed a simulation of how to use Docker Enterprise Edition and its application transformation tools to respond to random events that threaten to undermine the stability of their company critical service. The demo begins as two developers are returning to work after an extended vacation.  They discover that, during their absence, their CEO has unexpectedly hired an outside contract programmer to rapidly code and introduce an entire application service that they know nothing Continue reading…

Adam Herzog

Docker <3 Oracle Solaris Zones

written by Brian Goff, Technical Alliances at Docker, Inc. Integration allows Oracle users to easily distribute applications built and deployed in Oracle Solaris Zones Over the last year, I’ve had the opportunity to work closely with Oracle on a few projects: • Full Docker Engine support on Oracle Linux 6 and 7 • Official Image for Oracle Linux, maintained by Oracle, on Docker Hub • Collaboration on the official Image for MySQL The Official Repos program is a curated set of images by the Docker community, for the Docker community. Along the way Oracle has proven to be a great contributor to this community, maintaining their Oracle Linux image and actively collaborating with the community to ensure the quality of the official MySQL image. They also provide the builds and repositories required for creating both of these images.