Category Archives: Docker

Anyone want container scars!

Most people think Docker is just for developers. Comments like this from Keith Townsend’s CTO Advisor blog are all over the internet: “… It’s obvious that Docker is a company focused on developers opposed to infrastructure…” While I don’t necessarily agree with Keith‘s comment, I hear it enough to know that plenty of people see it… Read More »

Docker 1.12 The Game Changer

It’s no secret that Docker and containers have been threatening to change the world for a while now. And they already have for some of us. But you know what… there’s always been something missing, something preventing it from taking off big style. Like a missing ingredient or something. Well it’s missing no more! WARNING:… Read More »

Docker Launches Kubernetes Killer

DISCLAIMER: This is all my personal opinion. As always, I reserve the right to be totally and utterly wrong about everything 😀 So Docker, Inc. just announced native clustering and orchestration. TLDR; I reckon it’s the biggest thing to happen to Docker since Docker, and I expect it to be a game-changer.

Docker Cloud: Why all the complaining

So there’s a few unhappy campers in the Docker space at the moment. And it seems to boil down to money. Here’s my summary of the situation – The Docker Cloud service used to be called Tutum and it used to be free. Since then, Docker, Inc. acquired Tutum, re-branded the product as “Docker Cloud”,… Read More »

Docker on Windows: State of Play

Just a few *very quick* and typo-riddled thoughts on what I understand to be the state of play with containers on Windows. I’m basing this on a session I attended at Dockercon that had a John Starks from Microsoft talk about Windows and Cotnainer internals and also perform some demos. First up….. it’s quite clear… Read More »

Enterprise Docker Discussion Group

I just created a new LinkedIn Group called “Enterprise Docker”. Raison d’être: To discuss all things relating to Docker and container use in the enterprise! So stuff like: Who pays for Docker and container infrastructure in enterprises What commercial support is available and what it’s like What does the Docker ecosystem need to do better in… Read More »

SaveTheTree – Docker in enterprises

First up…. this has nothing to do with saving trees – at least of the botanical variety. This has everything to do with Docker in the enterprise! Background So… I spun up some new Docker hosts the other day… and it wasn’t long before I needed my trusty old friend `docker images –tree`. Well what… Read More »