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The Docker Modernize Traditional Apps (MTA) Program Adds Microsoft Azure Stack

In April of this year, Docker announced the Modernize Traditional Apps (MTA) POC program with partners Avanade, Booz Allen, Cisco, HPE and Microsoft. The MTA program is designed to help IT teams flip the 80% maintenance to 20% innovation ratio on it’s head. The combination of Docker Enterprise Edition (EE), services and infrastructure into a turnkey program delivers portability, security and efficiency for the existing app portfolio to drive down total costs and make room for innovation like cloud strategies and new app development. The program starts by packaging of existing apps into isolated containers, providing the opportunity to migrate them to new on-prem or cloud environments, without any recoding. Learn More.

Exciting new things for Docker with Windows Server 1709

What a difference a year makes… last September, Microsoft and Docker launched Docker Enterprise Edition (EE), a Containers-as-a-Service platform for IT that manages and secures diverse applications across disparate infrastructures, for Windows Server 2016. Since then we’ve continued to work together and Windows Server 1709 contains several enhancements for Docker customers.Read More

Yes to databases in containers - Microsoft SQL Server available on Docker Store

Microsoft SQL Server 2017 is now available for the first time on multiple platforms: Windows, Linux and Docker. Your databases can be in containers with no lengthy setup and no prerequisites, and using Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) to modernize your database delivery. The speed and efficiency benefits of Docker and containerizing apps that IT Pros and developers have been enjoying for years are now available to DBAs. Read More.

Docker Captains' Corner


Articles, Blogs, Tutorials, Slides and Videos

Docker Healthchecks: Why Not To Use `curl` or `iwr` by Elton Stoneman

Tagging Docker images the right way by Carlos Leon

Setting up an ELK stack with Docker by Richard Paterson

Migrating to Ghost 1.x with Docker by daten&bass

Testing Wordpress plugins can be fun by Omer Levi Hevroni

Docker Powered Test Environments by Erk Ekin

A Serverless GraphQL Blog in 60 Seconds with OpenFaaS by Ken Fukuyama

Docker Parameterized Builds Using Git Tags, Part 1 of 2 by Patrick Double

How the Concept to Clinic challenge uses Docker for reproducibility and orchestration by Driven Data

How to Docker Compose a developer environment by Dan Lebrero

Panel Discussion: Are Containers the Future of IaaS? [video] by Jérôme Petazzoni

Deploying a Wordpress Cluster Using Alibaba Cloud  Container Service by Aymen El Amri

High-speed listing of container labels by Harm Weites

Open Source Summit 2017 interview with Patrick Chanezon by TheCube

Nginx+Flask+Postgres multi-container setup with Docker Compose by Ameya Lokare

VS Code, Linux, Docker for Windows by Aaron Powell

Deploying a Serverless Youtube-To-Gif Telegram bot with OpenFaaS by Eric Stoekl