The themes of Docker’s past conferences has been increasing adoption of the container tech, but the theme of this year’s DockerCon was moving beyond experimentation and into production deployment.
By extension, it was also about how Docker plans to make money.
The startup is well-heeled, having received enough venture cash in successive funding rounds to reach an estimated valuation of $1bn. CEO Ben Golub has said the firm has more money than it even needs right now. But those backers are going to want to see return on their investments somehow.