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HPE Docker Hybrid IT Partnership Guide Part 2: How it affect Channel Partners

HP Enterprise
In my last blog post I talked about the technology behind Docker, the Hewlett Packard and Docker partnership, and Docker’s impact on the cloud market. Now I want to dive deeper into implications for the Channel, specifically what Docker means for HPE Channel Partners, their customers and what the main use cases are for Docker. […]

Docker Container Orchestration with Docker Swarm 101

There has been tremendous buzz around containers and specifically Docker containers, which began as an open-source project only three short years ago. The idea of a single piece of software in a complete filesystem containing everything it needs to run is incredibly appealing. It means that deployment can be executed more rapidly, efficiency can be […]

Docker Releases Docker 1.12 for Mac and Windows

Today, we are excited to announce that Docker for Mac and Docker for Windows are graduating from beta and are now stable and ready for production. We want to give a big thank-you to the tens of thousands of developers and system administrators who helped us find bugs and came up with ideas for tweaks […]

Docker Releases v1.12 – Built-in Orchestration Ready for Production

We wanted to thank everyone in the community for helping us achieve this great milestone of making Docker 1.12 generally available for production environments. Docker 1.12 adds the largest and most sophisticated set of features into a single release since the beginning of the Docker project. Dozens of engineers, both Docker employees and external contributors, […]

The 10 Most Common Questions IT Admins ask About Docker

Over the past few months we have attended a string of industry tradeshow events, helping to teach the enterprise world about Docker. We were at HPE Discover, DockerCon, RedHat Summit and Cisco Live all within the past 6weeks! I had the pleasure of helping to represent Docker at each of these awesome events and got […]

There’s more to a Container than, well, a Container.

It seems that virtual machines (VMs) are so last year. A new ship has sailed in and docked – it’s a container ship and it is full of Dockers (as well as Rkts and Mesos). The idea of containerisation is taking hold – the promise of a lighter means of dealing with applications enabling much […]

Container Image Signing

Red Hat
Red Hat engineers have been working to more securely distribute container images. In this post we look at where we’ve come from, where we need to go, and how we hope to get there. History When the Docker image specification was introduced it did not have a cryptographic verification model. The most significant reason (for […]

Photon Controller is Now Open Source: What This Means for Your VMware Environment & VMware Performance Monitoring

Photon Controller is a distributed, multi-tenant host controller that has been optimized for use in container environments. It allows developers to take control of hardware, container environments, as well as clusters, at scale. Among its strongest features, it offers an API-first Model, which is touted by VMware as a user experience that is based on […]

It all started with Dockerizing an old version of Confluence with Docker Datacenter

In my role as Cloud Architect I often hear, “Docker sounds great but it won’t work for my application.”  In my experience Docker can improve the state of many applications including legacy and vendor solutions.  The first production workload at Cornell on Docker was the University’s wiki which is run on Atlassian’s Confluence in April […]

Getting Started with Docker Swarm: Part 2

In our previous article, we started out with our introduction to Docker Swarm. As we left off, we have our token ready to go, so let’s start up our Swarm manager and take things from there. Starting the Swarm Manager and Agents First we need to start the Swarm manager and then we can create […]

Indiana University Uses Docker Datacenter for Production-Ready Orchestration

Founded in 1820, Indiana University has over 115,000 undergraduate and graduate students, 20,000 faculty members and eight campuses located throughout the state Indiana. The University’s vision is provide their students with the best possible education experience via a world-class IT team. For almost a decade the university was building custom scripts and deploying their applications […]

A Guide to Learning About the HPE Docker Hybrid IT Partnership, Container Technology, and Market

HP Enterprise
For most organizations, a large percentage of IT budget is consumed for application development, testing, configuration and distribution. The integrated HPE and Docker solutions optimize the agile delivery of legacy and next generation enterprise apps. It provides customers with the ability to deliver apps and services quickly across a hybrid infrastructure while significantly reducing costs […]

Docker: Swarm Mode on a Raspberry Pi Cluster

Last week I sat down with Dieter Reuter from Hypriot. Dieter is a Docker Captain who spends a lot of time working with ARM and Raspberry Pis in particular. Dieter told me how excited he is by Swarm Mode in particular because of how easy it would be to set-up a collection of Internet of […]

Getting Started with Docker Swarm: Part 1

We’ve spent a lot of time reviewing Docker and Amazon’s Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) Container Service (ECS) as a strategy for clustering Docker containers. In this article we’re going to review the native clustering support that Docker provides through its Docker Swarm solution. Introduction to Docker Swarm Docker Swarm is Docker’s native clustering technology. It […]

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