Ben Golub

Initial thoughts on the Rocket announcement

When Docker launched 18 months ago, we set out on a mission to build “the button” that enables any application to instantly and consistently run on any server anywhere. Our first task was to define a standard container format that would let any application get packaged into a lightweight container that could run on any infrastructure. With a lot of hard work and participation across the community, Docker capabilities grew, we were able to make the same Docker container run successfully across all major infrastructures, and we built a robust ecosystem that now includes: over 700 contributors (95% of whom do not work for Docker, Inc.) over 65,000 free Dockerized languages, frameworks, and applications (services) support by every major DevOps tool, every major public cloud, and every major operating system a robust ecosystem of third-party tools built on top of Docker. Continue reading…