OCI Releases v1.0 of Container Runtime and Image Specifications
by Steven A July 19th, 2017



Earlier today, the Open Container Initiative (OCI) released v1.0 of their container runtime and container image specifications. The specifications serve to standardize basic components of containers, ensuring compatibility and interoperability, and allowing a variety of tools to interface with compliant containers. The specs are based largely on work by Docker, which had emerged as the […]

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TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (7/7/17-7/14/17)
by Steven A July 14th, 2017



Docker Secrets A recent Docker blog post shows how to implement secrets in a Dockerized application. This allows you to manage configuration and confidential information (like passwords or credentials). According to the post, Docker, “manages secrets and securely transmits it to only those nodes in the swarm that need access to it.” The secrets are […]

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TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (6/30/17-7/7/17)
by Steven A July 10th, 2017



What is DevOps? – Heptio Co-Founder Offers an Explanation Heptio co-founder Joe Beda recently offered his explanation of DevOps – what it is and why you should care. According to Beda, DevOps is less a technical tactic and more an organizational philosophy. It’s about speeding up development lifecycles by fostering an environment of cooperation between […]

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Docker’s David Yu on “Deploying Multi-OS Applications with Docker Swarm”
by Steven A July 7th, 2017



Last month, the Docker Las Vegas meetup hosted David Yu – a solutions engineer for Docker. David oversaw a hands-on workshop about, “deploying multi-OS applications with Docker Swarm,” walking participants through building a Swarm cluster and deploying an app. The app was comprised of two services – each of which ran on a separate operating […]

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TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (6/23/17-6/30/17)
by Steven A June 30th, 2017



Docker CE 17.06 Announced This past week, Docker released Docker CE 17.06, a new version of the Docker Community Edition (CE). Among the changes: Multi-stage builds (helps build “smaller Docker images using a single Dockerfile” by building “intermediate images that produce an output,” so you can, “compile code in an intermediate image and use only […]

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