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Fullstack development environment with Docker

I have been using Docker for building (compile/packaging) and running web applications for some time. Through this blog, I would like to share how I used docker for building and running a complete (Angular/SpringBoot) webapp in a local and production environments. Docker for development environment In large enterprise projects with distributed development teams, it becomes very difficult to manage and maintain a consistent ...

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An Overview of the Kontena Platform

Back in my Docker hosting post, I noted that deploying and orchestrating containers live was still a missing step in the Docker workflow for many developers. A handful of complex orchestration tools entered to fill the void, with large cloud companies offering to host your setup for you. In that post, I intentionally avoided tools that sat in the middle ...

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Service Resources for Your Terraformed Docker Environment

In Part II of this series, we defined and applied our shared infrastructure. Today we’ll continue where we left off and define an actual Docker service to run on that infrastructure. Service Resources Declaration To keep this tutorial as simple as possible, for my service I am just going to run a web interface for the RDS database instance. This ...

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Shared Resources for Your Terraformed Docker Environment on AWS

In Part 1 of this series, we laid the groundwork for Terraforming infrastructure on Amazon. Today we’ll define our actual infrastructure consisting of networks, servers, etc. Have fun! Shared Resources Declaration Since our service depends on underlying resources like the VPC and EC2 instances, we’ll create the shared environment first. Make sure you’re in the my-terraform-environment/shared/ folder before proceeding. We’ll ...

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Terraforming Your Docker Environment on AWS

Over the past couple of years, I’ve been using Amazon’s EC2 Container Service (ECS) to run our Docker applications. I’ve been mostly happy with the service and after working through all the hurdles of getting started, I’m pretty comfortable running multiple ECS clusters with dozens of services spread across several VPCs. While Amazon lowers the barrier to entry for cloud ...

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AppDynamics Partners with Apica So DevOps Teams Can Ensure Flawless Application Performance

Discover faster, more efficient performance monitoring with an enterprise APM product learning from your apps. Take the AppDynamics APM Guided Tour! IDG research* suggests nearly a third of employees who resolve disruptions reside in application development teams. These developers are regularly challenged to deliver business critical applications that provide the best possible user experience with high reliability. While there are ...

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3 Different Ways to Provide Docker Build Context

One of the powerful things about Docker is that it is possible for someone to use Docker every day without ever having to create their own custom container. In today’s article, we are going to explore a few uncommon ways to build a Docker container. The docker build command has many options that can be considered uncommon or only used ...

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The Basics of the Docker Run Command

For many Docker enthusiasts, the docker run command is a familiar one. It’s often the first Docker command we learn. The docker run command is the command used to launch Docker containers. As such, it’s familiar to anyone starting or running Docker containers on a daily basis. In this article, we will get back to the basics and explore a ...

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Building a Remote Caching System: The Sequel

Last fall, Docker made some big changes that required us to overhaul how our Codeship Pro image caching system worked. Our director of engineering, Laura Frank, published a blog post explaining everything back when we launched this new system. The gist of this was that Docker no longer allowed images pulled from a remote source to be used as a ...

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