Uber’s Jane Arc on Managing Microservices

2016-05-31T18:19:03+00:00

“Everything standing up today [at Uber] is in a container.” That's according to Jane Arc, Senior Engineer, Security R&D at Uber. Arc stopped by the recent Interop Container Summit to discuss “Managing Microservices at Scale” with Joyent's Bryan Cantrill, and she shared insight into how Uber is leveraging the microservices model. “For background: we had [...]

Uber’s Jane Arc on Managing Microservices 2016-05-31T18:19:03+00:00

Solving Orchestration with Joyent’s Casey Bisson

2016-05-31T18:09:06+00:00

Hollywood often misrepresents technology. Cracked.com has covered this subject before, and Joyent's Casey Bisson gave us still more examples during his Container Summit talk earlier this month. Casey discussed infrastructure-independent applications that scale with ease (Terminator 3), and a “cross-platform” virus that works on alien technology (Independence Day) – to the amusement of his Summit [...]

Solving Orchestration with Joyent’s Casey Bisson 2016-05-31T18:09:06+00:00

Benefits of Containers On Prem

2016-05-31T17:59:06+00:00

Zach Dunn knows the benefits of containers on prem. Until recently, he and his employer (Optoro, Inc.), were spending around $75,000 a month on AWS services. “I realized at one point: I'm sending Jeff Bezos a really nice BMW every month,” Dunn says. But he and his team were able to cut hosting fees to [...]

Benefits of Containers On Prem 2016-05-31T17:59:06+00:00

Docker Security Scanning

2016-05-30T16:33:06+00:00

InformationWeek's Charles Babcock recently posted a great summary of Docker Security Scanning, an offering that solves the problem of vulnerabilities in containers' software stacks. Follow the link below for the complete article from InformationWeek: DOCKER CONTAINER SECURITY

Docker Security Scanning 2016-05-30T16:33:06+00:00

High Availability in Docker Datacenter

2016-05-30T16:18:03+00:00

Docker's Vivek Saraswat just shared a post on "how high availability is achieved" in Docker Datacenter. (High Availability is defined here as both fault tolerance and backup/recovery.) The post covers "how HA is achieved for your DDC infrastructure," "UCP’s new backup/restore CLI commands," and container rescheduling. Follow the link below for the complete write-up on [...]

High Availability in Docker Datacenter 2016-05-30T16:18:03+00:00

Using .NET Core with Docker

2016-05-25T20:57:33+00:00

Docker's Mano Marks just posted a video on using .NET Core with Docker, and using the new version of Visual Studio Tools for Docker. This on the heels of Microsoft's announcement of "the second Release Candidate for .NET Core CLR." Follow the link below to view the video from Docker: .NET DOCKER VIDEO

Using .NET Core with Docker 2016-05-25T20:57:33+00:00

New DockerCon 2016 Tracks

2016-05-24T18:13:17+00:00

DockerCon has added new tracks to their conference schedule, including "Community Theater," "Ecosystem," "Open Forum" and "Contribute and Collaborate" tracks. These are in addition to the current DockerCon 2016 tracks (Use Case, Black Belt, Docker Docker Docker and Wild Card). Follow the link below for a complete summary of each track from Docker: 4 NEW [...]

New DockerCon 2016 Tracks 2016-05-24T18:13:17+00:00

Apprenda Acquires Kismatic

2016-05-24T18:05:20+00:00

Apprenda, a PaaS provider, recently acquired Kismatic, a startup that provides support for Docker and Kubernetes. According to the VentureBeat article (linked below), Apprenda recently decided to integrate Kubernetes "as the underlying cluster manager for Docker-based workloads." They choose to acquire Kismatic, as Kismatic was "working... to extend Kubernetes with additional enterprise readiness." Apprenda cofounder [...]

Apprenda Acquires Kismatic 2016-05-24T18:05:20+00:00

Solomon Hykes Open Source Lessons

2016-05-23T19:34:21+00:00

At the recent OSCON, Docker founder Solomon Hykes shared "lessons learned" from his experience with open source. Among them: "Once you say yes, you can never take that back." In other words: unless you are confident about introducing a new feature, you should just say "no." Open source "levels the playing field in terms of [...]

Solomon Hykes Open Source Lessons 2016-05-23T19:34:21+00:00

Container Summit After Hours: Continuing the Conversation

2016-05-23T18:16:43+00:00

There's a lot to be said for “after hours” discussion: for the happy hour insights and impromptu golf course dealings. Outside the formal context of an office or conference, speech flows more freely, and we can query conference speakers or explore opportunities in a low key, relaxed atmosphere (the availability of alcohol doesn't hurt, either). [...]

Container Summit After Hours: Continuing the Conversation 2016-05-23T18:16:43+00:00