DockerCon 2016 Speakers — First Round Announced

2016-03-13T11:41:09+00:00

Docker just announced the first round of DockerCon 2016 speakers. Among them: Michele Titolo, Lead Software Engineer at Capital One ("Making Friendly Microservices") Aaron Grattafiori, Technical Director at NCC Group ("The Golden Ticket: Docker and High Security Microservices") Nicole Fosgren, Director of Organizational Performance and Analytics at Chef ("DevOps: The Key to IT Performance Nirvana") [...]

DockerCon 2016 Speakers — First Round Announced 2016-03-13T11:41:09+00:00

Switch Receives Two Tier IV Gold Ratings

2016-03-08T20:51:29+00:00

Las Vegas's own Switch (a CNCF founding member), just became the first and only carrier-neutral data center company to receive two Tier IV Gold Ratings from Uptime Institutes. Two years ago, Switch made headlines when its SUPERNAP 8 data center was the first carrier-neutral data center to be named "Tier IV Gold Certified." Now that [...]

Switch Receives Two Tier IV Gold Ratings 2016-03-08T20:51:29+00:00

Webinar: Docker Swarm 1.1 Updates

2016-03-08T20:33:22+00:00

Docker recently hosted a technical webinar outlining "what's new" in Docker Swarm 1.1. Among the new features: container rescheduling in case of node failure (experimental), images capable of running from private repositories, Swarm "getting started" guides, and better node management (with enhanced error visibility). Check out the link below for a more complete summary and [...]

Webinar: Docker Swarm 1.1 Updates 2016-03-08T20:33:22+00:00

Docker Acquires Conductant

2016-03-06T18:06:57+00:00

On March 3, Docker announced the acquisition of Conductant, a small start-up focused on deployment and scaling of microservices. The Conductant team includes Bill Farner, creator of the Apache Aurora project (a scheduler that deploys workloads and is "widely recognized as the most scalable and operationally-robust component of the Mesos stack," according to Docker CEO [...]

Docker Acquires Conductant 2016-03-06T18:06:57+00:00

Docker Networking Principles

2016-03-06T17:45:14+00:00

Docker recently shared the "design philosophy" for Docker Networking. This includes putting "users first" (with "users" defined as application developers and network IT), embracing a plugin API design, and ensuring applications are "still king" by hiding networking artifacts, among other considerations. Follow the link below for a more comprehensive post on these Docker Networking principles: [...]

Docker Networking Principles 2016-03-06T17:45:14+00:00

Docker on VULTR + IPv6

2016-03-03T17:08:00+00:00

I’ve been using VULTR for a little while now and have been generally very pleased (especially with the very recent facelift the management portal received). I don’t want to waste too much time talking about it, but the “killer feature” for me (over some of their competitors like DigitalOcean) is that I can provide a [...]

Docker on VULTR + IPv6 2016-03-03T17:08:00+00:00

Video: Docker Compose Networks and Volumes

2016-03-01T20:13:39+00:00

Docker's Mano Marks just posted video on Docker Compose networks and volumes. According to Marks, the new Docker 1.10 and Docker Compose 1.6 provide "an easy way to build a fully featured and scalable app," with network and volume functionality that lets you "put individual services on more than one network, and easily share volumes." [...]

Video: Docker Compose Networks and Volumes 2016-03-01T20:13:39+00:00

Docker Cloud Now Available

2016-03-01T20:00:05+00:00

Docker just announced the general availability of Docker Cloud, a cloud service featuring tight Docker Hub integration, Docker ID, Docker official repositories, and commercially-supported Docker Engine. Docker is offering a free first node and private repository to get you started. Learn more by following the link below: DOCKER ANNOUNCES CLOUD SERVICE

Docker Cloud Now Available 2016-03-01T20:00:05+00:00