Categories Tech News

Docker Enterprise 3.0 desktop-to-cloud container tool generally available

Docker Enterprise 3.0, the desktop-to-cloud enterprise container platform that lets organizations build and share applications to run from anywhere, is now generally available. More than 2,000 users participated in the public beta program leading up to the general availability release. Here are some of the benefits that stood out to those users and the corresponding features that might benefit enterprises going forward.

Simplifying Kubernetes

Kubernetes is an incredibly powerful tool. But many users haven’t been able to use it to its full potential due to its complexity. Docker Enterprise 3.0 includes a Certified Kubernetes distribution offering called Docker Kubernetes Service. It integrates directly with Kubernetes from the developer desktop to production servers. And it includes sensible secure defaults to help users make the experience more intuitive.

Automating container deployment

The new Docker also includes some new lifecycle automation tools for day 1 and 2 operations. These tools are meant to help customers speed up and expand the deployment of containers. They use simple CLI commands to simplify deployment, scaling, backing up, restoring, and upgrading Docker enterprise clusters across a variety of different environments.

Building modern applications

Docker Enterprise 3.0 also gives organizations easy access to two new resources: Docker Desktop Enterprise and Docker Application. Docker Desktop Enterprise is a developer tool that speeds up developer onboarding and helps organizations improve productivity. Docker Application, which is based on the CNAB standard, is an application format that allows developers to bundle distributed resources that make up a modern application into a single object. This allows it to be shared more easily and then installed and run in any environment.

With Docker Desktop Enterprise, users can also quickly and easily create Docker Applications with the help of predefined Application Templates. Those templates support any language or framework, so organizations can enjoy plenty of versatility.

Featured image: Freerange Stock

Annie Pilon

Annie Pilon is a freelance writer specializing in topics related to business, marketing, social media, and tech. She has a degree in journalism and marketing from Columbia College Chicago and currently works and lives in Michigan.

Published by
Annie Pilon

Recent Posts

Microsoft Teams: Top features to improve work collaboration

You may be using Microsoft Teams, but are you using it to its full potential?…

11 hours ago

Always On VPN: Why you should use this new remote access technology

Microsoft DirectAccess was once touted as the go-to tech for secure remote access connectivity. But…

15 hours ago

How to read a text file in PowerShell quickly and easily

PowerShell makes it easy to read the contents of a text file. In this article,…

18 hours ago

Data protection strategies and privacy regulations: Backup vs. archive

Many look at data protection strategies as a case of backup vs. archive. But in…

1 day ago

Service management and collaboration tools for secure remote work

To implement a secure, resilient remote work solution in response to coronavirus, it’s crucial to…

2 days ago

Creating files and folders the easy way with PowerShell

Creating files and folders is an essential part of an IT administrator’s everyday tasks and…

2 days ago