TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (9/22/17-9/29/17)

2017-09-29T15:43:58+00:00

You Can Get Certified in Docker! … thanks to Docker, Inc.’s newly-launched Docker certification program. The program will be multi-tiered, with the first tier (Docker Certified Associate) becoming generally available at DockerCon EU on October 16, 2017. Be among the first to get certified! Guy Makes 1KB Docker Container How small can containers get? Nathan [...]

TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (9/22/17-9/29/17) 2017-09-29T15:43:58+00:00

What’s new in Docker 17.06 — Notes from Docker Las Vegas 9/19/17 Meetup

2017-09-25T10:08:24+00:00

The mid-August release of Docker 17.06 was a very big deal. The release featured support for mixed Windows/Linux workloads -- including IBM System Z mainframe workloads -- giving users the ability to run and manage a hybrid app (where some services are Windows and some are Linux). This in addition to enhanced security features like [...]

What’s new in Docker 17.06 — Notes from Docker Las Vegas 9/19/17 Meetup 2017-09-25T10:08:24+00:00

TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (9/15/17-9/22/17)

2017-09-22T14:19:31+00:00

Docker Basics for IT Admins Docker has started a new blog series covering "A Day in the Life of a Docker Admin." The series will discuss how common IT administrative tasks "translate into the world of Docker." It will walk through: Managing .NET apps and migrating them off Windows Server 2008 How container networking works [...]

TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (9/15/17-9/22/17) 2017-09-22T14:19:31+00:00

Docker Official Images Now Multi-Platform Aware

2017-09-19T19:01:50+00:00

Docker just announced a major UX improvement: they've updated their Official Images to make them "multi-platform aware." This means typing a simple command like "docker run hello-world" will cause Docker to "pull and run the correct hello-world image whether that’s for x86-64 Linux, Windows, ARM, IBM Z mainframes or any other system where Docker runs." [...]

Docker Official Images Now Multi-Platform Aware 2017-09-19T19:01:50+00:00

TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (9/8/17-9/15/17)

2017-09-18T09:20:35+00:00

Are Microservices Right For You? A recent article in The New Stack explores the benefits and drawbacks of microservices architecture. It argues that microservices aren’t for everyone. The architecture provides major benefits when it comes to scaling, deploying, replacing, and flexibility. However, learning the new architectural style comes with some complexity and will require some [...]

TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (9/8/17-9/15/17) 2017-09-18T09:20:35+00:00

Docker EE for Mainframes

2017-09-13T14:31:54+00:00

The 17.06 release of Docker EE featured some major updates. Along with more granular control over user access, the new release featured expanded support for mixed workloads. With Docker EE 17.06, users can now manage and secure Windows, Linux, even mainframe applications across any infrastructure. This latter is the subject of a recent article by [...]

Docker EE for Mainframes 2017-09-13T14:31:54+00:00

Triton Private Regions: Public Cloud Benefits w/o Public Cloud Cost

2017-09-12T10:48:50+00:00

Those seeking the benefits of public cloud -- without the "spiraling costs" typical of public clouds -- now have a third option, thanks to "Triton Private Regions," from Joyent Unveiled last week, Triton Private Regions create "dedicated, private regions... that are extensions of Joyent's... Triton Public Cloud." The private regions allow users to calibrate performance [...]

Triton Private Regions: Public Cloud Benefits w/o Public Cloud Cost 2017-09-12T10:48:50+00:00

TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (9/1/17-9/8/17)

2017-09-08T15:48:36+00:00

Try Docker EE Docker has shared a hosted trial environment that provides access to a full Docker EE Advanced environment – this without the need to install anything. Check it out at: https://www.docker.com/trial. Docker Hacking Challenge A security company has shared a Docker hacking challenge: a vulnerable Docker VM that’s built as a kind of [...]

TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (9/1/17-9/8/17) 2017-09-08T15:48:36+00:00

TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (8/25/17-9/1/17)

2017-09-01T11:51:27+00:00

VMWare Cloud on AWS Launches VMWare Cloud on AWS is now generally available to customers, according to coverage by VentureBeat and The New Stack. The offering allows customers to run their workloads in the cloud in “an environment that’s as consistent as possible [with] on-premises data centers.” Users will also have access to the full [...]

TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (8/25/17-9/1/17) 2017-09-01T11:51:27+00:00