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Author Archives: Zachary Flower

Zachary Flower is a freelance web developer, writer, and polymath. He's built projects for the NSA and created features for companies like Name.com and Buffer.

Docker Challenges and Misconceptions

Previously, we discussed the main reasons why Docker can be useful to the enterprise. So why aren’t all large companies using Docker already? A large part of the reason are the misconceptions surrounding Docker. We’ll touch on four of them in this post before we wrap up with some suggestions about how to move forward with Docker at the enterprise ...

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Setting Up Deployment for AWS CodeDeploy and AWS Elastic Beanstalk

In the second post of this series, we continued with a quick tutorial on deploying new Docker images to Amazon’s EC2 Container Service with Codeship. We’ll wrap things up with a discussion about the similarities and differences of Amazon’s Elastic Beanstalk and CodeDeploy. So, we’ve seen how to deploy Docker images to ECR, but what about Amazon’s other non-Docker code ...

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Deploying Docker Images to Amazon EC2 Container Service

In the first post of this series, we discussed how to set up continuous deployment to AWS for your Docker apps using Codeship. We’ll continue with a quick tutorial on deploying new Docker images to Amazon’s EC2 Container Service. Over the past few years, the use of container technology like Docker has grown dramatically within organizations of all sizes, which ...

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Setting Up AWS Authentication Before Deploying Docker Apps

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is one of the most ubiquitous cloud computing providers available today, delivering a seemingly endless suite of tools for cloud computing and development. From servers to storage and databases to deployment, if you need it, AWS probably has it. While it is used by companies like Netflix, Slack, and Pinterest to run their services, store data, ...

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Deploying Docker Apps to Kubernetes with Codeship

In the first post of this series, we introduced using Kubernetes for deployments; in the second, we got started with integrating Codeship into the Kubernetes CI workflow. Now, we’ll wrap things up with how to update Kubernetes Deployments. Updating Kubernetes Deployments Once our push step is defined, we need to tell Kubernetes to update the appropriate Deployment to roll out ...

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Continuous Deployment of Docker Apps to Kubernetes

In the first post of this series, we introduced using Kubernetes for deployments. In this post, we’ll get started with integrating Codeship into the workflow. Given a functioning Kubernetes Deployment (remember our discussion from the last post about the difference between deployment and Kubernetes’ Deployment), how do we integrate it into our Codeship workflow? The answer to this question ultimately ...

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Using Kubernetes for Deployments

Let’s learn how to set up continuous deployment to Kubernetes for your Docker apps. Specifically, we’re going to look at automating the management, deployment, and scaling of your containerized applications. In a nutshell, Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating the management, deployment, and scaling of containerized applications like Docker. It’s an incredibly powerful tool which we’ll have a closer ...

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