Jenny Fong

The Top 6 Questions You Asked on Containerizing Production Apps

We recently hosted IDC research manager Gary Chen as a guest speaker on a webinar where he shared results from a recent IDC survey on container and container platform adoption in the enterprise. IDC data shows that more organizations are deploying applications into production using containers, driving the need for container platforms like Docker Enterprise that integrate broad management capabilities including orchestration, security and access controls. The audience asked a lot of great questions about both the IDC data and containerizing production applications. We picked the top questions from the webinar and recapped them here. If you missed the webinar, you can watch the webinar on-demand here. Top Questions from the Webinar Q: What are the IDC stats based on? A: IDC ran a survey of 300+ container deployers from companies with more than 1,000 employees and have primary responsibility for Continue reading…

Matt Bentley

Three Considerations for Planning your Docker Datacenter Deployment

Congratulations! You’ve decided to make the change your application environment with Docker Datacenter. You’re now on your way to greater agility, portability and control within your environment. But what do you need to get started? In this blog, we will cover things you need to consider (strategy, infrastructure, migration) to ensure a smooth POC and migration to production. 1. Strategy Strategy involves doing a little work up-front to get everyone on the same page. This stage is critical to align expectations and set clear success criteria for exiting the project. The key focus areas are to determining your objective, plan out how to achieve it and know who should be involved. Set the objective – This is a critical step as it helps to set clear expectations, define a use case and outline the success criteria for exiting a POC. A common objective is to 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…