Adrian Mouat

Adrian Mouat

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Docker gets ARMed

Apr 24, 2019 by Adrian Mouat
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Installing a Registry on Kubernetes (Quickstart)

Apr 15, 2019 by Adrian Mouat

So you've got your shiny new Kubernetes cluster up-and-running. You've tried running the standard nginx image and now you'd like to build and run your own image. But how are you going to get your image on the cluster?

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Programming Languages for Microservices (and Containers)

Feb 21, 2019 by Adrian Mouat

I'm not a programming language elitist. I'm not going to tell you that you're doing things wrong by using Java or Kotlin or Fortran or Eiffel or $insert programming language here$. It's highly unlikely that the choice of programming language will make or break your business. Most of the time you should be using the language you and your team are most comfortable with.

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Image Management & Mutability in Docker and Kubernetes

May 15, 2018 by Adrian Mouat

Kubernetes is a fantastic tool for building large containerised software systems in a manner that is both resilient and scalable. But the architecture and design of Kubernetes has evolved over time, and there are some areas that could do with tweaking or rethinking. This post digs into some issues related to how image tags are handled in Kubernetes and how they are treated differently in plain Docker.

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Lightning Image Deployment with ImageWolf

Jun 21, 2017 by Adrian Mouat

Modern web developers can push to staging or production multiple times a day. Each time this happens, there is a delay while images are distributed to the nodes, especially if the images need to be pulled from a remote registry. This can be a significant issue, forcing developers and ops to wait much longer than necessary while a deployment rolls out.

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