DockerCon 2017: Containers Go Mainstream?

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Authored by Kit Colbert, CTO, Cloud Platform BU Another great DockerCon was just wrapped up.  The conference continues to grow, with 5,500 attendees this year.  The conference itself also feels more mature.  Customers are doing more interesting things with containers, the expo is filled with a broader variety of vendors, and there’s just a ton of Read more...

Using Terraform to deploy Docker Datacenter on Photon Platform

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Authored by Nathan Ness, Senior Technical Marketing Engineer, Cloud Native Applications. In this post I will discuss how a developer or infrastructure administrator can use Terraform to automate infrastructure provisioning. I will demonstrate how you can use Terraform with Photon Platform to deploy and scale Docker Datacenter. Terraform is a tool for building, changing, and Read more...

Docker Containerd Explained in Plain Words

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Authored by Massimo Re Ferre, Technical Product Manager for Cloud Native Apps I have been frequently asked “what’s [Docker] Containerd?” The short answer I gave may be of benefit for the larger community so I am turning this into a short blog post. I hope the condensed format is useful. Background: What’s the Problem Docker Read more...

How to enable Docker Remote API on Photon OS

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Authored by Ryan Kelly, Staff Systems Engineer, Cloud Management So you want to connect to the Docker instance on Photon OS remotly from another Docker client? In this guide I will walk you through a few short steps to configure Photon OS to enable the remote docker API. NOTE: This is not considered the secure Read more...

Running Docker on Your Existing Infrastructure with vSphere Integrated Containers

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Authored by Martijn Baecke, Senior Systems Engineer Digital Transformation? DevOps? Docker? What is this all about? Well this is exactly what we will discuss during our session “Running Docker on your existing Infrastructure with vSphere Integrated Containers”at VMworld. Over the last couple of years containers have taken the world by storm. Developers have started using Read more...

Announcing Technology Preview 2 of AppCatalyst – a desktop hypervisor for developers

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Today we’re announcing the Technology Preview 2 of VMware AppCatalyst – a desktop hypervisor for developers. We’ve fixed a few bugs and added some features towards making AppCatalyst the developers hypervisor of choice. As with the original preview, the updated version will continue to be free. You can download the latest version from http://getappcatalyst.com AppCatalyst Read more...

Introducing AppCatalyst – the desktop hypervisor for developers

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Today we’re releasing VMware AppCatalyst – a desktop hypervisor for developers – as a technology preview. As we spoke with development teams the last few months, it became clear that there was a gap in the market. Most developers use some form of hypervisor on their desktop – typically either VMware Fusion or Oracle VirtualBox Read more...