Please note: Mirantis has realigned its portfolio and renamed several products. These include Docker Enterprise Container Cloud (now Mirantis Container Cloud), Docker Enterprise/UCP (now Mirantis Kubernetes Engine), Docker Engine - Enterprise (now Mirantis Container Runtime), and Docker Trusted Registry (now Mirantis Secure Registry).

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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. …

Scalable, Flexible Networking Included in Docker Enterprise Edition 2.0

Docker believes in making technology easy to use and accessible and that approach also extends to our enterprise-ready container platform. That means providing out-of-the-box integrations to key extensions of the platform that enterprise organizations require, but also making it possible to swap these built-in solutions with other tools as desired. Docker Enterprise Edition 2.0 integrates Kubernetes into our platform and delivers …

Announcing Support for Windows Server 2019 within Docker Enterprise

Docker is pleased to announce support within the Docker Enterprise container platform for the Windows Server 2019 Long Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) release and the Server 1809 Semi-Annual Channel (SAC) release. Windows Server 2019 brings the range of improvements that debuted in the Windows Server 1709 and 1803 SAC releases into a LTSC release preferred by most customers for production …

5 Ways to Beat the Clock on Windows Server 2008 End of Support

In just over one year, Microsoft support for Windows Server 2008 will come to an end. Without the proper planning in place, the ripple effects may impact your business. The cost of maintenance will skyrocket, while security and compliance risks will increase without regular patches. So, how can companies beat the clock? The short answer is enterprise container platforms can …

3 Ways Docker Customers Future-Proof Legacy Windows Server Applications

It's 2018, why are we still talking about legacy Windows applications? Why are we holding onto Windows Servers that are a decade old? The simple answer — the applications on those servers still work, and they still serve a business purpose. But they can become a significant liability. Many of our customers are containerizing legacy Windows 2003 and 2008 applications today with …