William Henry

William is a software and IT enthusiast with over 25 years experience developing distributed applications and systems and service oriented architectures for both government and private industry. His background involves research in software development risk management. He has worked in engineering, professional services, partner alliances, several management and director roles, and company owner. William joined Red Hat in the office of the CTO, in 2008, focusing on emerging technologies and currently works on the portfolio strategy, Linux container technologies, and DevOps/DevSecOps strategy. He travels globally explaining emerging technologies and how they can bring value to organizations. William is a graduate of Dublin City University, Ireland, where he received both his honors Bachelors degree and Masters degree in computing. He lives in Colorado.

Recent Posts

Podman and Buildah for Docker users

Podman and Buildah for Docker users

I was asked recently on Twitter to better explain Podman and Buildah for someone familiar with Docker.  Though there are many blogs and tutorials out there, which I will list later, we in the community have not centralized an explanation of how Docker users move from Docker to Podman and Buildah.  Also what role does Buildah play? Is Podman deficient in some way that we need both Podman and Buildah to replace Docker?

This article answers those questions and shows how to migrate to Podman.

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Summit Book Signing: From Pots and Vats to Programs and Apps

Not everything about computers and software these days is related to packaging, but a lot is. How can users acquire software faster and run it more easily? How should software be packaged up so that we can run it wherever we like? How do we resolve the tensions between the siren song of public cloud convenience and open source freedom and flexibility?

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