DockerCon sailed through Seattle recently, leaving behind in its wake a new swath of rapid adopters plus a trail of related company and product announcements. Docker itself produced perhaps the most exciting
Docker’s rapid adoption and deep penetration signal the beginning of the end for the Puppet and Chef IT automation platform.
Computerword – Puppet and Chef make way for Docker
Persistent storage requirements have overtaken security as the top barrier to adoption of application containers in production, according to a new adoption survey.
The container market adoption survey released Thursday (June 16) by data management software vendor ClusterHQ
“The biggest challenges to container deployment include persistent storage, networking, security and data management”
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Docker usage has quintupled in a single year — following the patter of most-hyped technologies, according to a recent study by Datadog, a monitoring and analytics platform. But this raises some questions: Can this growth be sustained? And, if so, what will be the likely patterns of adoption?
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Docker announces it’s open sourcing key components:
- HyperKit: A lightweight virtualization toolkit on OSX.
- DataKit: A modern pipeline framework for distributed components.
- VPNKit: A library toolkit for embedding virtual networking.
Source: Docker Open Sources Mac, Windows Components — ADTmag
NEWS ANALYSIS: Last week alone, investors—aiming to profit from the new approach to building, deploying and managing apps—poured $63M into container vendors.
All that investment, however, pales in comparison to what Docker Inc. has already raised—a staggering $95 million in the first part of its Series D round of funding in April 2015, bringing its total funding to more than $150 million. Docker’s investors include Coatue, Goldman Sachs, Northern Trust, Benchmark, Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital, Trinity Ventures and Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures.
Source: Why VCs Have Invested More Than $200M in Container Tech
Nine out of 10 developers are likely or very likely to boost their use of containerized applications in the coming year, according to a new survey of 300 developers byShippable.
“Companies are realizing the productivity and flexibility gains they were expecting, and use of container technology is clearly on the rise,” said Shippable CEO Avi Cavale
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What the heck is Docker and why would I use it?
Docker simplifies the packaging, distribution, installation and execution of (complex) applications.
In this context, applications are:
Full Article here from Docker Pirates ARMed with explosive stuff