Adrian Mouat

Adrian Mouat

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Linux Capabilities In Practice

Sep 25, 2019 by Adrian Mouat

In a previous post we covered the history and rules behind capabilities. In this post, we'll go through some examples of how Linux capabilities work and can be used, and the tooling available. We will also take a look at why capabilities are important when working with containers.

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Linux Capabilities: Why They Exist and How They Work

Aug 21, 2019 by Adrian Mouat

Linux capabilities, and how they interact with users and containers, can confuse even experienced engineers. At first it seems like this is fairly straightforward stuff, but it gets complex quickly and the information on exactly what is going on is scattered across many pages, Git repos and blogs, so it can be hard to piece together.

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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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