Tag: docker

Mirantis Container Cloud 2.7 Release

VMware support, proxy, artifacts caching, and UI improvements headline this release Mirantis Container Cloud 2.7 is now generally available, sporting a new provider enabling deployment and lifecycle management of Container Cloud Management, Regional and (Mirantis Kubernetes Engine) child clusters. Container Cloud can now perform all its functions on VMware clouds, including non-disruptive self- and child-cluster updates and upgrades, plus cache …

Mirantis Cloud Native Platform April Update

VMware support for Mirantis Container Cloud, 2FA for Kubernetes Engine, Helm chart support for Secure Registry, and more Mirantis no longer does "waterfall" releases. Instead, all the interoperating parts of Mirantis Cloud Native platform (and the open source projects we sponsor, as well) release continuously — as frequently as every few weeks. That's good, in that it gets features and updates …

The Future of Dockershim is cri-dockerd

Don't panic: Docker-shim's anticipated deprecation won't cause disruption for folks using Docker Engine or Mirantis Container Runtime with Kubernetes Kubernetes 1.23 will be upon us before the end of the year, and with it, dockershim will no longer be part of upstream Kubernetes. As detailed in our last post on this topic, this will be irrelevant for many users, who are …

Mirantis Secure Registry 2.9.0 Released

More than "just a private image registry," Mirantis Secure Registry now delivers rich Helm support with chart linting, plus new security features like Running Image Enforcement Mirantis recently released version 2.9.0 of Mirantis Secure Registry (MSR, formerly Docker Trusted Registry) — delivering a host of new features to make private registry more useful, more informative, and more secure. If you're not using …

Journey into Cloud Native Learning with a New Education Track from Mirantis

Over the next few months, Mirantis Training will be launching a new Cloud Native Computing (CN) track. These courses utilize a new, pattern-driven methodology, and cover containerization with Kubernetes, Docker Enterprise, and adjacent technologies. This track represents the best of the Kube and Docker courses developed and delivered for years by the Mirantis and Docker training teams, combined into one …

How to build a simple edge cloud: Q&A

Last week we held a webinar explaining the basics behind creating edge clouds, including a live demo, but we didn’t have enough time for all of the questions. So as is our tradition, here are the Q&As, including those we didn’t get to on the call.

Securing applications at the Edge with Trusted Docker Containers

Mirantis has partnered with Intel to secure the last mile in Docker Enterprise Platform to hardware primitives in Trusted Platform Module (TPM), leveraging Intel Platform Trust Technology (Intel PTT). 

What We Announced Today and Why it Matters

Today we announced that we have acquired the Docker Enterprise platform business from Docker, Inc. including its industry leading Docker Enterprise and 750 customers. Why Docker Enterprise, and Why Now? Docker led the container revolution and changed the world towards a better way to build, share and run software. No infrastructure company has had a bigger impact on developers in the last …

Understanding Kubernetes Security on Docker Enterprise 3.0

This is a guest post by Javier Ramírez, Docker Captain and IT Architect at Hopla Software. You can follow him on Twitter @frjaraur or on Github. Docker began including Kubernetes with Docker Enterprise 2.0 last year. The recent 3.0 release includes CNCF Certified Kubernetes 1.14, which has many additional security features. In this blog post, I will review Pod Security Policies and Admission Controllers. What …

Docker Enterprise: The First DISA STIG’ed Container Platform!

Docker Enterprise was built to be secure by default. When you build a secure by default platform, you need to consider security validation and governmental use. Docker Enterprise has become the first container platform to complete the Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) certification process. Thanks to Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for its support and sponsorship. Being the first container platform to …

Top Questions Answered: Docker and Kubernetes? I Thought You Were Competitors!

Last week, we covered some of the questions about container infrastructure from our recent webinar “Demystifying VMs, Containers, and Kubernetes in the Hybrid Cloud Era.” This week, we’ll tackle the questions about Kubernetes, Docker and the software supply chain. One common misperception that we heard in the webinar — that Docker and Kubernetes are competitors. In fact, Kubernetes is better with Docker. …

Top Questions: Containers and VMs Together

We had a great turnout to our recent webinar “Demystifying VMs, Containers, and Kubernetes in the Hybrid Cloud Era” and tons of questions came in via the chat — so many that we weren’t able to answer all of them in real-time or in the Q&A at the end. We’ll cover the answers to the top questions in two posts …

Build, Share and Run Multi-Service Applications with Docker Enterprise 3.0

Modern applications can come in many flavors, consisting of different technology stacks and architectures, from n-tier to microservices and everything in between. Regardless of the application architecture, the focus is shifting from individual containers to a new unit of measurement which defines a set of containers working together – the Docker Application. We first introduced Docker Application packages a few months ago. …

Docker Tools for Modernizing Traditional Applications

Over the past two years Docker has worked closely with customers to modernize portfolios of traditional applications with Docker container technology and Docker Enterprise, the industry-leading container platform. Such applications are typically monolithic in nature, run atop older operating systems such as Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2003, and are difficult to transition from on-premises data centers to the public cloud. The …

5 Reasons to Containerize Production Windows Apps on Docker Enterprise

We started working with Microsoft five years ago to containerize Windows Server applications. Today, many of our enterprise customers run Windows containers in production. We’ve seen customers containerize everything from 15 year old Windows .NET 1.1 applications to new ASP.NET applications. If you haven’t started containerizing Windows applications and running them in production, here are five great reasons to get started: 1. …