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Escape the Walls of PaaS: Unlock the Power & Flexibility of DigitalOcean App Platform With Docker

Published on November 11, 2020

Phil Dougherty

Escape the Walls of PaaS: Unlock the Power & Flexibility of DigitalOcean App Platform With Docker


About the Talk

With DigitalOcean App Platform, you get out-of-the-box support for several programming languages and application frameworks. For those languages and frameworks that DigitalOcean doesn’t support currently, learn how you can utilize the Dockerfile mechanism and still benefit from a fully managed PaaS experience.

What You’ll Learn

  • How DigitalOcean App Platform helps you avoid lock-in and remain cost effective as you scale
  • An overview of cloud-native buildpacks and Dockerfile-based components that you can mix and match within your app as necessary


About the Presenter

Phil Dougherty is a Senior Product Manager at DigitalOcean focused on Kubernetes, container registry, and PaaS. With over 15 years of professional experience in data centers, networking, security, and automation, he has seen the evolution of scale out hosting platforms go from homegrown shell scripts on dedicated servers to multi-cloud micro service based architectures running on Kubernetes. In his free time he likes to ride motorcycles both on and off road, travel, and spend time in the great outdoors.

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