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Docker targets seamless cloud services integration, faster app builds

Docker is working to develop more seamless integration with cloud services providers, as one strand in a strategy to help developers get from source code to public cloud runtimes in the easiest, most efficient and cloud-agnostic way.

John Kreisa, blogging for Docker, says partnering with the entire ecosystem is key to success in this respect. It will also be looking to offer best-in-class solutions from all around the ecosystem that will help speed up development of better, more secure apps.

“There are tools out there that developers love and rely on in their workflow, and we want those to integrate with their Docker workflow. This makes everyone’s lives easier,” Kreisa explains “Expect to see Docker Hub evolve to become a central point for the ecosystem of developer-tools companies to partner for delivery of a more integrated experience for developers. Imagine your most beloved SaaS tools integrating right into Hub.”

According to Kreisa, developers are increasingly looking to cloud runtimes for their applications, which is shown by the “tremendous growth” that cloud container services have seen.

“We want to deliver the best developer experience moving forward from local desktop to cloud, and doing that includes tight integration with any and all clouds for cloud-native development. We are working with AWS, Microsoft and others in the open source community to extend the Compose Specification add flexibility to cloud-native platform support,” he adds.

According to Docker’s April announcement of the Compose extension, the tool for defining and running multi-container, cloud-native applications with get a boost from a more open governance model that helps vendors, community members and users work together. One benefit is transparency; another is the ability to have input into the future direction of the specification.

It will make deploying complex workloads easier, and also help establish a common open standard for multi-container applications that can be built and run from the desktop to the cloud, Docker says.

Meanwhile, Docker customers, partners and executives are looking forward to 28 May, the date set for the DockerCon2020 one-day virtual event featuring sessions from Docker experts as well as the broader container community. Register here to join in.

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