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An Argument for Containers, featuring Docker October 28, 2013

I was invited to speak at the All Things Open 2013 conference in Raleigh, NC, and took the opportunity to talk about a project I’ve been researching and experimenting with a lot recently: Docker. For a first year conference, it was fantastic. My hearty thanks to the organizers for taking such great care of us and curating a solid, interesting lineup.

I got a lot of nice feedback about the presentation (in person as well) which was heartening, so I thought it would be worth sharing here. It’s a reveal.js presentation, so click inside the box and use the arrow keys to nagivate.

If you prefer, you can [view it fullscreen](/dockertalk/) (recommended), there is a [PDF Version](/dockertalk/TheRevolutionWillBeContainerized.pdf), or you can view the source [on github]( Finally, if you have an hour and really enjoy the sound of my voice, you can watch the talk on YouTube: