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Engineering

Are Containers Replacing Virtual Machines?

With 20,000 partners and attendees converging at VMworld in Las Vegas this week, we often get asked if containers are replacing virtual machines (VMs). Many of our Docker Enterprise customers do run...

Introducing Experimental Distributed Application Bundles

The built-in orchestration features announced today with Docker 1.12 will revolutionize how IT teams build, ship and run containerized apps. With Docker 1.12, developers and ops now share a set of...

So, when do you use a Container or VM?

Recently I was giving a talk at a trade show on the basics of Docker, and how an application goes from an idea to being a production workload running on a Universal Control Plane managed Swarm...

Docker Security Scanning safeguards the container content lifecycle

written by Lily Guo, Toli Kuznets and Nandhini Santhanam Today we announced the general availability of Docker Security Scanning, formerly known as Project Nautilus. Available today as an add-on...

To Use Physical Or To Use Virtual: That is the container deployment question

I have had a version of the following conversation more than a few times with community members trying to sort out where to run their containerized apps in production: User: So, where should I run my...

There’s Application Virtualization and There’s Docker

In what appears to be a recurring theme (which I promise I’ll move off of soon), I’m going to spend some time talking about what Docker isn’t - Docker is not application virtualization. I spent...

The Modern Software Supply Chain Runs on Docker

At the beginning of March, we ran a survey across to people interested in Docker to shine a light on the state of the current software supply chain, and how Docker plays a role in its evolution....