The success of a software project is often measured by the ecosystem it spawns. Projects built around, next to, and on top of the core technology lend power and usability, and they often move the needle forward. Case in point: Docker, the software containerization system that’s allowed IT to focus on applications, not virtual machines, as a standard unit of production.
Docker has been the center of a lot of first- and third-party developer attention, but a wealth of projects extends, augments, or enhances Docker without being part of Docker. Here are 10 of the most notable under development today, some of which stand a chance of becoming part of Docker in the long run.