Docker adoption is up five times over in the last year, and the surge is being lead by big companies. This was the trend I suspected, but this survey of 7,000 organizations confirms it.
GitLab has been making some interesting improvements recently (and after Github’s recent pricing announcements, I’m sure they are getting more people paying attention to them). They recently announced GitLab Container Registries which allow you to test and deploy Docker containers very easily.
If you’re a developer and wanted to get into Docker, this post on Codeable goes deep into what it is and how you can get started with it. I’ve been looking for a really in-depth Docker post that’s WordPress specific, and Tomaž Zaman does an excellent job.
This is a really cool project: 10up has partnered with Joyent to bring WordPress to their Docker infrastructure. 10up created a Docker Compose project, housing several Docker containers which work together to create a scalable, complete WordPress stack, which includes containers such as Nginx, WordPress, and Memcached. The project is open-sourced and currently lives here…
Cal Evans explains the basics of Docker and Lando — as well as the advantages of using them. Docker is an open platform for developing, shipping, and running applications.
Docker For Mac beta has been released (limited release actually) and there’s a great review of it. Docker has a lot of promise, and many barriers have been removed with the new app, and the ease of use (and time saved) is enticing.
Gilbert Pellegrom compares local development with Vagrant versus Docker. He concludes that while Docker is interesting, Vagrant is a bit easier to get going, and I quite agree. There are also more mature and well developed tools for WordPress with Vagrant. And, one of the nice features of Docker is not needing a VM, except…