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

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

How ADP Uses Containers to Innovate

2016-05-23T18:07:58+00:00

At the recent Container Summit, James Ford (ADP's Chief Strategic Architect) shared insight into how ADP approaches innovation. He talked about how ADP uses containers to innovate, and about the importance of innovation at ADP. “Our CEO has a Smith Corona typewriter in his office,” Ford said. “On it is a single piece of paper [...]

How ADP Uses Containers to Innovate 2016-05-23T18:07:58+00:00

Container Summit Booth Visitors – Thank You!

2016-05-17T22:15:20+00:00

Interop Container Summit was in town last week and we had a blast. From our zero day Docker training, to the after party event, to the Quali presentation at Docker Las Vegas (not to mention the many talks at the summit proper – including Docker tips from our own Tianon Gravi), we learned a lot, [...]

Container Summit Booth Visitors – Thank You! 2016-05-17T22:15:20+00:00

Container Summit Videos

2016-05-15T19:11:49+00:00

Container Summit videos are now available from the 5/3/16 Interop Container Summit in Las Vegas. Among them: Containers and Microservices: Innovation at Scale The CNCF Cluster The Power of Containers on Prem Sci-Fi DevOps, and How You Can Too Managing Microservices at Scale Fashionably Containerized Innovate or Die: Containers to the Rescue Docker Dos and [...]

Container Summit Videos 2016-05-15T19:11:49+00:00

Quali CloudShell for Infrastructure Sandboxing – Docker Las Vegas May Meetup

2016-05-11T11:59:28+00:00

Last week, Quali presented their CloudShell product to the Docker Meetup group here in Las Vegas. This is a sandboxing tool that serves as a kind of container for infrastructure, allowing you to replicate production environments with blueprinted configurations. The result is faster dev/test cycles, faster sales cycles, and improved lab efficiency. “Containers allow you [...]

Quali CloudShell for Infrastructure Sandboxing – Docker Las Vegas May Meetup 2016-05-11T11:59:28+00:00

Announcing Docker Authorized Repository Management (ARM) from InfoSiftr

2016-05-03T11:38:17+00:00

“The thing for me that makes application containers so exciting is that we lose the overhead of extra processes.” So said Tianon Gravi in his discussion on the benefits of Docker. And it's true: anything which is not your application, which does not contribute to your business and bottom line, is extraneous and best forgotten. [...]

Announcing Docker Authorized Repository Management (ARM) from InfoSiftr 2016-05-03T11:38:17+00:00

Interop Container Events – It’s Not Too Late To Register!

2016-04-30T08:06:15+00:00

We know what you're thinking. You've heard about the myriad Interop container events during this year's Interop -- about the Container Summit, the Docker training, the after hours container party and the Las Vegas Docker Meetup -- and you're thinking, "I hope it's not too late to get registered." Well you're in luck! Because even [...]

Interop Container Events – It’s Not Too Late To Register! 2016-04-30T08:06:15+00:00