Docker is one of the most-popular technologies in computing right now, and Solomon Hykes is one of the people responsible for it. On our latest Structure Show podcast, he talks about the past, present and future of the project and company he helped build.
A handful of technology companies big and small have vowed to support and contribute to Kubernetes, Google’s open source technology for managing Docker containers. That’s a big boon for portability in cloud computing, and a good way for Google to show off its infrastructure edge.
Google open sourced a Docker-centric tool called Kubernetes that lets its cloud computing customers automate their resource management similar to how Google does it internally. It’s part of a sustained approach to prove Google’s chops as a cloud provider by pushing its vision of computing.