Docker: Working in Windows

2014-11-20T15:35:17+00:00

Thanks to the engineers at Microsoft, you can now manage your Docker container deployments straight from your Windows desktop computer! What began as a simple pull request has now developed into a full blown Windows CLI. The fact that the good folks at Microsoft decided to make this publicly available, instead of keeping in-shop, really [...]

Docker: Working in Windows 2014-11-20T15:35:17+00:00

Docker and their Tour De France

2014-11-20T15:13:21+00:00

Following DockerCon Europe in early December, three members of the Docker team will be touring Europe and putting on a number of events in the week after. There are already four events that have been announced, and there are more to follow. To take a look at who all will be going, where they'll be [...]

Docker and their Tour De France 2014-11-20T15:13:21+00:00

Container Monitoring on the Horizon

2014-11-13T16:41:57+00:00

As Docker continues to grow, so too do the needs of it's users. One such need is that of being able to monitor what is going on in each container. There is some support for this built native into Docker, but there have also been many third parties that have stepped in to help offer [...]

Container Monitoring on the Horizon 2014-11-13T16:41:57+00:00

Docker, Amazon, and EC2

2014-11-13T16:35:38+00:00

What is EC2, you might ask? Well, EC2 is recently announced Amazon service, and the spiritual successor to their announced support of Docker in Elastic Beanstalk. What EC2 focuses on is multi-container multi-host cluster, which can cause no small grief. What Amazon hopes to provide with their Docker-native service is the high-performance and scale that [...]

Docker, Amazon, and EC2 2014-11-13T16:35:38+00:00

Containers: The Key to Amazon’s Growth

2014-11-13T16:13:09+00:00

Slide from an Amazon presentation at their re:Invent conferenve They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and that is certainly true of this slide taken from a presentation at Amazon's re:Invent conference. Amazon and Docker have been working together a little bit in the past, but things have been taken [...]

Containers: The Key to Amazon’s Growth 2014-11-13T16:13:09+00:00

Docker Global Hack Day #2 Winners Announced!

2014-11-13T15:52:44+00:00

The second Docker Hack Day was held at the end of last October, and this week Docker has officially announced the winners. Congratulations to Wei-Ting Kuo and Hsiao-Jung Peng, from Docker Taipei, and their project “Enable Fig to deploy to multiple Docker servers.” We look forward to seeing what great things come from the next [...]

Docker Global Hack Day #2 Winners Announced! 2014-11-13T15:52:44+00:00

Docker Tutorial: WordPress

2014-11-13T15:39:42+00:00

It's no secret that we love Docker here, but if you're not familiar with Docker, you may be asking yourself one question: why? There are many, many reasons, including the official images! We here at InfoSiftr might be slightly biased, but we think that most of the official images are pretty cool - not only [...]

Docker Tutorial: WordPress 2014-11-13T15:39:42+00:00

Insights on Open Source

2014-11-13T15:28:43+00:00

Making your software opensource may not sound like the smartest marketing move, but there are many benefits to switching to opensource. Joyent, owners of SmartDataCenter, surprised many people this week by doing exactly this: making their SmartDataCenter software opensource. Bryan Cantrill, their chief technology officer, gave an interesting insight on the perks of going opensource. [...]

Insights on Open Source 2014-11-13T15:28:43+00:00

Hackathon for DockerCon Europe

2014-11-11T16:30:07+00:00

Following the success of the pre-DockerCon 2014 Hackathon, Docker has decided to put together a Hackathon for DockerCon Europe. There are a couple changes this time around, such as the Hackathon being held the weekend after the con, not before it. More changes include a team restriction of 1-3 people, and a theme that will [...]

Hackathon for DockerCon Europe 2014-11-11T16:30:07+00:00

Dell Cloud Marketplace adds Docker to the Lineup

2014-11-06T15:34:18+00:00

The Dell Cloud Marketplace has just recently announced a number of services that it is working to offer in it's own cloud services. As you may have guessed, one of these is none other than our own Docker. Dell hopes to be a hub of cloud services, allowing people to compare, purchase, and manage cloud [...]

Dell Cloud Marketplace adds Docker to the Lineup 2014-11-06T15:34:18+00:00