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What are Docker Captains looking forward to at DockerCon

With less than 6 weeks until DockerCon 2018, we can barely contain our excitement! From their favorite tips and tricks for using Docker in production or levering Docker for Machine Learning, Docker Captains come together at DockerCon to share their knowledge and collaborate with the broader community. We’ve asked Docker Captains to share what they are most looking forward to at DockerCon. Here are some of their responses.  



“I’m looking forward to meeting the many other Docker enthusiasts and champions and listening to other cool things that Docker makes possible” – Kinnary Jangla, Pinterest

“ In 2015, I attended DockerCon for the first time. I was sitting in a chair and listening to the amazing stories and ideas presented by speakers at the conference, which set off a chain of events that led to today. I feel privileged, and am really looking forward to being on stage and sharing our transformational journey to inspire the people who would sit in that chair. I am also looking forward to hearing the keynotes and the exciting new announcements that I am sure are being lined up for the big event.” – Alexandre Iankoulski, Baker Hughes

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Learn Docker Plaform best practices with Free Hands-On Labs and Workshops at DockerCon 2018

According to a recent stackoverflow report, the Docker Platform is in the top 10 skills to learn if you want to advance in a career in tech. So where do I go to start learning Docker you may ask?  Well the good news is that we now have free workshops and hands-on Labs included as part of your DockerCon 2018 ticket.

The conference workshops will focus on a range of subjects from migrating .NET or Java apps to the Docker platform to deep dives on container monitoring and logging, networking, storage and security. Each workshop is designed to give you hands-on instructions and guidance on key container notions and mentoring by Docker Engineers and Docker Captains. The workshops are a great opportunity to zoom in a specific aspects on the Docker platform. Here is the list of free workshops available (click on the links to see the full abstracts):

It’s Back… The Contribute and Collaborate track returns to DockerCon 2018

A significant number of Docker early adopters, advanced container users and Open Source lovers come to DockerCon to contribute to open source projects and collaborate on technical system implementations. Last year, these activities were taking place at the Moby Summit scheduled on the last day of the conference. Listening to feedback from attendees who expressed interest in participating in such activities earlier in the week, we’ve decided to bring back the Contribute & Collaborate track to the main conference days!

DockerCon Contribute & Collaborate

The goal of this track is to raise awareness and educate users around the upstream components of the Docker Platform, provide a path for new contributors and unleash new opportunities for innovation and collaboration within the broader Cloud Native and Open Source communities.

This track is organized in 4 half days (one for each of the categories below). Each will start by a series of lightning talks during which maintainers will be introducing their projects and doing a brief demo. We’ll then break into smaller groups for roundtables and informal, interactive Birds-of-a-Feather discussions with maintainers. This time will be a great opportunity to collaborate with peers who share the same interest, ask questions to maintainers, get insights into project roadmaps Continue reading

Announcing DockerCon Europe 2018

The Docker Team is excited to announce that the next DockerCon Europe 2018 will take place at the CCIB in Barcelona, Spain from December 3-5, 2018. With 3000 expected attendees, 7 tracks, 80+ speakers and sponsors, this upcoming edition should be the largest enterprise container conference for the IT industry in Europe.

From Docker basics and orchestration best practices to insights into how containers can enable edge computing, serverless and machine learning, DockerCon will include content for everyone. No matter your level of expertise with Docker or job title, attendees will have ample opportunities to learn and collaborate with their peers at other companies using the Docker platform as the cornerstone of their container strategy.

The CFP and official registration will open in the upcoming months but you can already pre-register to to get an additional 50 EUR off early bird price.

We can’t wait to welcome back many returning DockerCon alumni as well as open the DockerCon doors to so many new attendees and companies as we return to Barcelona.

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5 years later, where are you on your Docker journey?

Docker is turning five the week of March 19-25, 2018 and in celebration of this event, we would like to turn the spotlight to our users – the customers, partners, individuals and organizations that are using the Docker platform every day. From scientific use cases in the field of medical and space research to more traditional use cases in large banks and insurance companies, Docker’s adoption is only accelerating with everyone from individual developers to global corporations. Here are some of the key figures showing the widespread adoption of Docker across the community and within enterprises.


Docker has evolved from a container runtime to Docker Enterprise Edition (EE), a secure enterprise-ready container platform that brings unmatched freedom of choice to enterprises, while providing a foundation for their digital and multi-cloud initiatives. Millions of users rely on Docker, downloading 100M container images a day, and over 450 companies have turned to Docker Enterprise Edition – including hundreds of the largest enterprises in the world. With such vast adoption, the range of stories to tell and the diverse set of use cases continues to grow. So where are some of these users and enterprise customers on their Docker journey?

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Top 3 reasons to attend DockerCon 2018

In case you missed it, DockerCon 2018 will take place at Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA on June 13-15, 2018. DockerCon is where the Docker community comes to learn, belong, and collaborate. Attendees are a mix of beginner, intermediate and advanced users who are all looking to level up their skills and go home inspired. With a 2 full days of training, more than 100 sessions, free workshops and hands-on labs, and the wealth of experience brought by each attendee, DockerCon is the place to be if you’re looking to learn Docker in 2018.

Want to go but need information to convince your manager? Here is a document to help you build a case for it including content, budget and reasons why you should attend.


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Reason #1: Inspiring and informative breakout sessions

From beginner to experts, DockerCon brings together the brightest minds to talk about all things containers including Docker Platform, Kubernetes, Digital Transformation in the Enterprise, Moby and CNCF projects, Container Security, Service Mesh and more. Although the full schedule won’t be announced until the end of the month, below is a sneak peak of some of the sessions we have lined Continue reading

DockerCon 2018: Registration, CFP and first speakers

DockerCon 2018

Good news: Our favorite time of the year is less than 6 months away! After Seattle and Austin, we’re excited to bring DockerCon US 2018 back to San Francisco. With more than 6000 attendees gathering at Moscone Center on June 12-15, 2018, this year’s DockerCon US should be the biggest one to date.

In case you’ve never attended this conference before, DockerCon is the original container conference and the largest community and industry event for companies looking to define or refine their container platform strategy or cloud initiatives. If containers are important to your daily workflow or your business initiatives, you and your team (10% at registration for groups of 4 or more) should attend to learn about the latest updates from the Docker container platform, customer use cases and innovation coming from the Docker and cloud native ecosystems.

With 8 tracks, workshops, official Docker training, exec fireside chat, panels, community theaters and hands-on labs, attending DockerCon is one of the most effective ways to learn Docker no matter your level of systems expertise. We’ll have plenty of learning materials for everyone including developers, IT Professionals, Architects and Executives.

DockerCon Schedule

DockerCon 2018

DockerCon CFP and speakers

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5 tips to learn Docker in 2018

As the holiday season ends, many of us are making New Year’s resolutions for 2018. Now is a great time to think about the new skills or technologies you’d like to learn. So much can change each year as technology progresses and companies are looking to innovate or modernize their legacy applications or infrastructure. At the same time the market for Docker jobs continues to grow as companies such as Visa, MetLife and Splunk adopt Docker Enterprise Edition ( EE) in production. So how about learning Docker in 2018 ? Here are a few tips to help you along the way.


1. Play With Docker: the Docker Playground and Training site


Play with Docker (PWD) is a Docker playground and training site which allows users to run Docker commands in a matter of seconds. It gives the experience of having a free Linux Virtual Machine in browser, where you can build and run Docker containers and even create clusters. Check out this video from DockerCon 2017 to learn more about this project. The training site is composed of a large set of Docker labs and quizzes from beginner to advanced level available for both Developers and IT pros at  training. Continue reading

Top 5 Docker Customer Success Stories of 2017

The holidays are a time of joy, gratitude and reflection. As we look back on the year, we’re celebrating you, our amazing customers! You are the ones that make the Docker community special and inspire us to innovate. We appreciate the business and are grateful for the opportunity! With that we’d like to put the spotlight on the top 5 Docker Enterprise Edition (Docker EE) customer stories of 2017.

Docker Enterprise Edition Lights a New Spark of Innovation within MetLife

MetLife, the global provider of insurance, annuities, and employee benefit programs, will be celebrating it’s 150th birthday next year. To stay ahead of the competition, MetLife realizes it must be agile to more rapidly respond to changing market requirements. During the Day 2 General Session at DockerCon 2017, MetLife shared how they’re inspiring new innovation in their organization with Docker EE. MetLife also took part in the Docker MTA program designed to help customers bring portability, security, and efficiency to their traditional applications while saving on their total cost of ownership (TCO). Learn more about the Docker MTA program at Metlife in this video.

Visa Inc. Gains Speed and Operational Efficiency with Docker Enterprise Edition

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DockerCon EU 2017: All the videos are now live!

In case you missed it last week, here are the highlights from DockerCon Europe 2017 including recordings of the keynotes. We’re excited to announce that most of the breakout videos are now available online! A big thanks to all our awesome speakers for working hard on the content of their sessions. All the videos are published on the Docker Website, the slides available from the Docker Slideshare account and photos soon uploaded to a DockerCon EU 2017 album on facebook.

DockerCon videos

Here are the links to the playlists of each track:  

Using Docker

Using Docker sessions are introductory sessions for Docker users, dev and ops alike. Filled with practical advice, learnings and insight, these sessions will help you get started with Docker or better implement Docker into your workflow.

Docker Best Practices

Docker Best Practices sessions provide a deeper dive into Docker tooling, implementation and real world production use recommendations. If you are ready to get to the next level with your Docker usage, join this track for best practices from the Docker team.

Use Case

Use case sessions highlight how companies are using Docker to modernize their infrastructure and build, ship and run distributed applications. These sessions are heavy on Continue reading

DockerCon Europe 2017 Highlights

DockerCon Europe 2017 is coming to an end and we’d like to thank all of the speakers, sponsors and attendees for contributing to the success of these amazing 3 days in Copenhagen. All the slides will soon be published on our slideshare account and all the breakout session videos recordings will soon be available on the docker website.

DockerCon Day 1 Highlights

On Tuesday, we announced that Docker will be delivering seamless integration of Kubernetes into the Docker platform. Adding Kubernetes support as an orchestration option (alongside Swarm) in both Docker Enterprise Edition, and in Docker for Mac and Windows will help simplify and advance the management of Kubernetes for enterprise IT and deliver the advanced capabilities of the Docker platform to a broader set of applications.

DockerCon EU keynotes

To try the latest version of Docker Enterprise Edition, Docker for Mac and Windows with built-in Kubernetes and sign up for the upcoming Beta. Also, Check out the detailed blog posts to learn how we’re bringing Kubernetes to:

You can also watch the video recording and slides of the day 1 keynote here:


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Register for DockerCon Europe 2017 Livestream

For those of you who can’t make it to DockerCon Europe 2017 in Copenhagen, we are thrilled to announce that the General Sessions on both Day 1 and Day 2 of DockerCon will be livestreamed!

Find out about the latest Docker announcements live from Steve Singh (CEO) and Solomon Hykes (Founder and CTO) and enjoy the highly technical demos the Docker team has prepared for you!

Livestream schedule:

  • General Session Day 1 on 10/17 from 9am UTC +2
  • General Session Day 2 on 10/18 from 9am UTC+2

DockerCon Livestream

The livestream player will be embedded on the DockerCon site a few hours prior to the event. Be sure to sign up here to receive an email with the link to the livestream before the general session starts!

Sign up for the DockerCon EU Livestream


We invite you to follow the official Twitter account: @DockerCon and hashtag #DockerCon in order to get the latest updates.

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Brace yourselves, DockerCon Europe 2017 is coming!

DockerCon Europe 2017 is just around the corner and the whole European Docker community is getting ready for four days of incredible learning, networking and collaboration!

If you’re a registered attendee, login on to the DockerCon Europe Agenda Builder using the information you set up during the registration process. You can use the keyword search bar or filter by topics, days, tracks, experience level or target audience to get recommended sessions and build you schedule.

Every DockerCon Europe Attendee should have received an invitation to join the Docker Community Slack ( If that’s not the case, please reach out to [email protected] and we’ll make sure to resend the invitation.

DockerCon EU

Monday 16 October

Attendees who have signed up for Paid-Workshops or want to check in and pick up their badge and backpacks early should plan to be in Copenhagen by Monday morning.


Registration will be open from 12:00 – 19:30.


Interested in attending a DockerCon EU Workshops on Monday? Here is the list of the workshops that are still available:

  • Introduction to Docker for Enterprise Developers
  • Docker on Windows: From 101 to Production
  • Docker for Java Developers
  • Learn DockerDockerCon EU

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Moby Project and Open Source Summit North America

Docker will be at Open Source Summit from to highlight new development with the Moby Project and it’s various components: containerd, LinuxKit, InfraKit, Notary, etc.

Come see us at Booth #510 to learn more about:

  • The different uses cases for the Moby Projects and components
  • The difference between Docker and the Moby Project
  • How to get started with each component

As part of the OSS NA, Docker is also organizing a Moby Summit on September 14, 2017. Following the success of the previous editions, we’ll keep the same format which consists of short technical talks / demos in the morning and Birds-of-a-Feather in the afternoon.

Moby Project

 We have an excellent line up of speakers in store for you and are excited to share the agenda below. We hope that these sessions inspire you to come participate in the Moby community and register for this Moby summit.

For those of you who can’t attend the summit we recommend the following sessions as part of the main event / tracks:


Building specialized container-based systems with Moby: a few use cases

Speaker: Patrick Chanezon

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The best way to learn Docker for Free: Play-With-Docker (PWD)

Last year at the Distributed System Summit in Berlin, Docker captains Marcos Nils and Jonathan Leibiusky started hacking on an in-browser solution to help people learn Docker. A few days later, Play-with-docker (PWD) was born. 

PWD is a Docker playground which allows users to run Docker commands in a matter of seconds. It gives the experience of having a free Alpine Linux Virtual Machine in browser, where you can build and run Docker containers and even create clusters in Docker Swarm Mode. Under the hood Docker-in-Docker (DinD) is used to give the effect of multiple VMs/PCs. In addition to the playground, PWD also includes a training site composed of a large set of Docker labs and quizzes from beginner to advanced level available at

In case you missed it, Marcos and Jonathan presented PWD during the last DockerCon Moby Cool Hack session. Watch the video below for a deep dive into the infrastructure and roadmaps.

Over the past few months, the Docker team has been working closely with Marcos, Jonathan and other active members of the Docker community to add new features to the project and Docker labs to the training section.

PWD: the Playground

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Moby Summit alongside Open Source Summit North America

Since the Moby Project introduction at DockerCon 2017 in Austin last April, the Moby Community has been hard at work to further define the Moby project, improve its components (runC, containerd, LinuxKit, InfraKit, SwarmKit, Libnetwork and Notary) and fine processes and clear communication channels.

All project maintainers are developing these aspects in the open with the support of the community. Contributors are getting involved on GitHub, giving feedback on the Moby Project Discourse forum and asking questions on Slack. Special Interest Groups (SIGs) for the Moby Project components have been formed based on the Kubernetes model for Open Source collaboration. These SIGs ensure a high level of transparency and synchronization between project maintainers and a community of heterogeneous contributors.

In addition to these online channels and meetings, the Moby community hosts regular meetups and summits. Check out the videos and slides from the last DockerCon Moby May Summit and June Moby Summit to catch up on the latest project updates. The Moby Summit page on the Moby website contains the agenda and registration link for next Moby summit, as well as recaps of previous summit. 

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Get involved with the Moby Project by attending upcoming Moby Summits!

Last month at DockerCon, we introduced the Moby Project: an open-source project sponsored by Docker to advance the software containerization movement. The idea behind the project is to help the ecosystem take containers mainstream by providing a library of components, a framework for assembling them into custom container-based systems and a place for all container enthusiasts to experiment and exchange ideas. Going forward, Docker will be assembled using Moby, see Moby and Docker or the diagram below for more details.

Moby Project

Moby Summit at DockerCon 2017

Knowing that that a good number of maintainers, contributors and advanced Docker users would be attending DockerCon, we decided to organize the first Moby Summit in collaboration with the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). The summit was a small collaborative event for container hackers who are actively maintaining, contributing or generally involved or interested in the design and development of components of the Moby project library in particular: LinuxKit, containerd, Infrakit, SwarmKit, libnetwork and Notary.

Here’s what we covered during the first part of the summit:

  • 0:05 – Opening words by Patrick Chanezon
  • 9:05 – Moby Project Q&A with Solomon Hykes and Justin Cormack
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DockerCon 2017: The Top Rated Sessions

After the general session videos from DockerCon Day 1 and Day 2 yesterday, we’re happy to share with you the video recordings of the top rated sessions by DockerCon attendees. All the slides will soon be published on our slideshare account and all the breakout session video recordings available on our DockerCon 2017 youtube playlist.

DockerCon 2017 top rated sessions

Cilium: Network and Application Security with BPF and XDP by Thomas Graf

Docker?!? But I am a Sysadmin by Mike Coleman

Creating Effective Images by Abby Fuller

Taking Docker from Local to Production at Intuit by JanJaap Lahpor and Harish Jayakumar

Container Performance Analysis by Brendan Gregg

Secure Substrate: Least Privilege Container Deployment by Diogo Mónica and Riyaz Faizullabhoy

Escape from VMs with Image2Docker by Elton Stoneman and Jeff Nickoloff

What Have Namespaces Done for You Lately? by Liz Rice

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DockerCon 2017 Day 2 Highlights

Following the general session highlights from DockerCon Day 1, we’re happy to share with you the video recording from general session day 2. All the slides will soon be published on our slideshare account and all the breakout session video recordings available on our DockerCon 2017 youtube playlist.

DockerCon 2017 Day 2 Highlights

Here’s what we covered during the day 2 general session:

  • 14:00 Docker Enterprise Edition at Visa
  • 30:00 Securing the Software supply chain
  • 65:00 Oracle applications now available on Docker Store
  • 75:00 Modernize your Traditional Apps Program with Docker

Docker Enterprise Edition at Visa

Ben started off his DockerCon Day 2 keynote with key facts and figures around Docker Commercial Adoption. To illustrate his points Ben invited on stage Swamy Kochelakota, Global Head of Infrastructure and Operations at Visa to talk about their journey adopting Docker Enterprise Edition to run their critical applications at scale in a very diverse environment.

Securing the Software supply chain

During the day 2 keynote, Lily and Vivek reprise their 2016 roles of dedicated burners, finally returning from Burning Man to get back to their jobs of enterprise dev and ops.  Ben returns as clueless business guy, and decides to add value by hiring a contractor, who Continue reading

DockerCon 2017 Day 1 Highlights

What an incredible DockerCon 2017 we had last week. Big thank you to all of the 150+ confirmed speakers, 100+ sponsors and over 5,500 attendees for contributing to the success of these amazing 3 days in Austin. You’ll find below the videos and slides from general session day 1.All the slides will soon be published on our slideshare account and all the breakout session video recordings available on our DockerCon 2017 youtube playlist.

DockerCon 2017 General Session

Here’s what we covered during the day 1 general session:

  • 17:00 Developer Workflow improvements and demo
  • 37:00 Secure Orchestration and demo
  • 59:00 Introducing LinuxKit: a toolkit for building secure, lean and portable linux subsystems
  • 1:15 Introducing the Moby Project: a new open source project to advance the software containerization movement

Development workflow Improvements

Solomon’s keynote started by introducing new Docker features to improve the development workflows of Docker users: multi-stage builds and desktop-to-cloud integration. With multi-stage builds you can now easily separate your build-time and runtime container images, allowing development teams to ship minimal and efficient images. It’s time to say goodbye to those custom and non-portable build scripts! With desktop-to-cloud you can easily connect to a remote swarm cluster using your Docker ID for authentication, without having to worry Continue reading

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