Ben Golub

Docker and Broad Industry Coalition Unite to Create Open Container Project

This morning, Docker, along with a broad coalition of vendors, users, start-ups, and industry leaders, made one of the more significant [announcements] in the history of containerization. In brief, we are coming together to form a minimalist, non-profit, openly governed project, The Open Container Project, under the auspices of the Linux Foundation for the express purpose of defining common specifications around container format and runtime.  Docker will be donating both our base container format and runtime, runC, to this project, to help form the cornerstone for the new technology.  And, in a particularly exciting recent development, the talented people behind appc are now joining us as co-founders. Participants include, basically, everyone from A to V in the tech industry. This is 20+ organizations including Apcera, AWS, Cisco, CoreOS, Docker, EMC, Fujitsu Limited , Google, Goldman Sachs, HP, Huawei,  IBM, Intel, Joyent, Continue reading…