Looking Back at DockerCon Europe, and Looking Forward to DockerCon 2015

2014-12-16T11:58:08+00:00

DockerCon Europe has come and gone, and it has left us looking forward to the bright future of container solutions. There have been a number of exciting announcements made for future tools, as well as some time to look and see how far we've come. For anyone who may have missed out on the proceedings, [...]

Looking Back at DockerCon Europe, and Looking Forward to DockerCon 2015 2014-12-16T11:58:08+00:00

Docker Security and 1.4.0

2014-12-16T11:49:27+00:00

Docker has just recently released two updates to their main Docker Engine: 1.3.3 and 1.4.0. Along with this release came a note from Docker on their blog about the big draw to these new releases, mainly security. Security remains one of Dockers primary interests, and they laid down some excellent thoughts on what they would [...]

Docker Security and 1.4.0 2014-12-16T11:49:27+00:00

Docker Tutorial: Backing Up WordPress

2014-12-11T15:56:08+00:00

Not too long ago, I posted a basic and straight-forward tutorial on getting WordPress started on Docker. As a follow up, I'm going to talk about the next thing that people will undoubtedly want with their WordPress/MySQL setup - backups! Now, with the introduction of `docker exec`, this can be very simple. However, `docker exec` [...]

Docker Tutorial: Backing Up WordPress 2014-12-11T15:56:08+00:00

VMware Supporting Docker

2014-12-11T15:45:08+00:00

While at first glance you might VMware and Docker should be competitors and enemies, the two entities have been working together to support one another. This has been further shown be VMware's announcement this week that they have successfully integrated Docker containers. They have also announced that they are taking the alliance a step further [...]

VMware Supporting Docker 2014-12-11T15:45:08+00:00

More about Docker Machine, Swarm, and Compose

2014-12-04T17:07:02+00:00

Docker just announced the three new tools for orchestrating distributed apps, but let's take a quick look at what each of the three tools does. Docker Machine - Docker machine gets your machine up and ready to run Docker in just a single command. Instead of having to log into the host and follow instructions [...]

More about Docker Machine, Swarm, and Compose 2014-12-04T17:07:02+00:00

Docker Orchestration for Multi-Container Distribution

2014-12-04T16:49:07+00:00

One of Docker's taglines since the beginning has been: build once, run anywhere. Building upon that philosophy, Docker had announced three new orchestration services: Docker Machine, Docker Swarm, and Docker Compose. These are all now available in their alpha forms, and all of them sport open APIs so that others can build on them as [...]

Docker Orchestration for Multi-Container Distribution 2014-12-04T16:49:07+00:00

Docker Announces Docker Hub Enterprise

2014-12-04T16:37:21+00:00

One of our first announcements from DockerCon Europe is that of Docker Hub Enterprise. Its goal is to be a fast and reliable Docker management platform that is easy to install and use, and can all be done from behind a firewall. Docker already has several big name companies that are partnering up for this [...]

Docker Announces Docker Hub Enterprise 2014-12-04T16:37:21+00:00

A Moment to Reflect Before DockerCon

2014-12-04T15:52:45+00:00

Docker has certainly come a long way in the past year, and it certainly still has a way to go. Before things get started with DockerCon Europe, Docker CEO Ben Golub took a second to share some of the stats of Docker's growth and development, as well as a simple 5 step plan for where [...]

A Moment to Reflect Before DockerCon 2014-12-04T15:52:45+00:00

CoreOS and their Rocket Announcement

2014-12-04T15:39:11+00:00

Since its inception, Docker has remained virtually unchallenged, but CoreOS has changed that. Claiming that Docker has strayed away from its original philosophy of lightweight, portable components, they released their take on what Docker should be: a project named Rocket. Rocket is meant to be a container engine that is set to compete with Docker, [...]

CoreOS and their Rocket Announcement 2014-12-04T15:39:11+00:00

Docker’s Thoughts on the Rocket Announcement

2014-12-03T09:45:24+00:00

In response to the CoreOS announcement of their version of containers, named Rocket, Docker wrote an article this week about their initial thoughts about where they stand, and how they feel about this announcement. The article talks about how far Docker has come, as well as where it is that they're trying to head, and [...]

Docker’s Thoughts on the Rocket Announcement 2014-12-03T09:45:24+00:00