As Docker technology gains more popularity among IT professionals, it’s becoming increasingly important for programmers to grasp the basics of containerization. Here we learn why Docker is at the centre of cloud IT era hype, as well as the difference between containerization and virtualization.
Sharing data between Docker containers across different hosts is a tricky business. In this tutorial taken from “Docker in Practice”, we’ll examine one lightweight and one more involved way to share Docker volumes across different hosts.
Have you ever wanted to get involved with Docker but didn’t know how to approach it? Charles Vickery from Sourcegraph shares his tips on how to contribute effectively to Docker and their open source community. It’s all about the tools!
The recent DockerCon2015 has given us all kinds of new products for Docker and the container world, with Docker Swarm, Docker Machine and Docker Compose just a few of the highlights. Peter Rossbach describes his impressions of the conference.
Docker and CoreOS have chosen to set aside their differences and work together with users to develop and agree on a set of standards. As container technology gains traction, it makes great sense to purposely lay down definitions and formats.
Having expanded its IaaS base across Europe from London to Frankfurt, the global virtual private server provider DigitalOcean continues to make a bigger name for itself in Europe. CEO Ben Uretsky talks to us about the tech boom, the competition and the infrastructure.
For users looking for a lightweight version of Linux to run Docker containers, Rancher has announced the launch of RancherOS, which runs all system services as Docker containers. It’s the latest release in a string of available minimalist distros.
Bintray and Artifactory have now welcomed Docker containers on board, but JFrog co-founder tells us Bintray will remain open to other container solutions that might overcome Docker’s “childhood problems”.
Mirantis and Google have announced a collaboration to develop a Kubernetes integration with OpenStack, ensuring that Docker and OpenStack will be able to play nice.
What is the best way for Java developers to take a pragmatic approach to Docker and look beyond the hype?
Docker 1.5 gives users plenty of features they’ve been waiting for: specifying the file to use in a Docker build, IPv6 support and some extra stats action. Docker’s first release of the year has all the right stuff.
Last month blogger Cal Leeming published a lengthy criticism of Docker that led to a Twitter feud with Docker’s founder Solomon Hykes.
Ever wondered what the difference is between server-side and client-side containers? John Whiley, CTO of Moka5, explains their core functions and why you need both.
Google have recently announced a new service for the secure hosting, sharing and management of private container repositories. This will now allow images to be stored on the same account you’re using to stage projects.