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Docker’s Journey to the Enterprise Container Yard

Not long ago, a number of new Docker features were released, including updates to Docker Engine, Compose, Swarm, and Machine.  Along with these feature enhancements also came the announcement of Docker’s Series D funding of $95 Million, which is no small feat considering Docker was initially released a little over two years ago.  Let’s take …

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Landing a Rocket on a Container Ship, Docker and appc

Docker, initially released in about two years ago, in March 2013, has quickly gained popularity.  The ability of the platform, to make your applications easily portable and deployable, is attractive to many organizations.  Docker has grown from a container engine to a full featured product, which is evident with the purchase Docker just made of …

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Your First Custom Image in Docker

In my last article at 24x7ITConnection, I talked a little bit about what docker is, and walked everyone through setting up Boot2docker on their platform of choice.  At this point, I’m assuming you have it boot2Docker running, or a Linux machine running Docker.  Now, let’s take it a step further, and look at how we …

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VMware to Continue Launching the Docker Ship

At VMworld this year, there was a great deal of talk about VMware and containers.  This, of course makes a lot of sense, especially when you look at the parallels between virtual machines and containers.  While there are some differences, many of the concepts are the same, and some may even consider containers to be …

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Upgrading the Docker Ship, New Features on the Horizon

Docker is rapidly changing and evolving as it continues to gain traction and popularity in the world of containerized applications.  One of the biggest challenges that new technologies face is viability in the enterprise arena.  While the use of containers does have intrinsic value to organizations, especially those leveraging a DevOps model, its feature set …

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Preparing for the Docker Journey

Chances are you’ve heard something about Docker in recent months.  Straight from the whale’s mouth, Docker is an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications. Consisting of Docker Engine, a portable, lightweight runtime and packaging tool, and Docker Hub, a cloud service for sharing applications and automating workflows, Docker …

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