Adrian Mouat

Adrian Mouat

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Running Docker in Jenkins (in Docker)

Mar 11, 2015 by Adrian Mouat

In this post we're going to take a quick look at how you can mount the Docker sock inside a container in order to create "sibling" containers. One of my colleagues calls this DooD (Docker-outside-of-Docker) to differentiate from DinD (Docker-in-Docker), where a complete and isolated version of Docker is installed inside a container. DooD is simpler than DinD (in terms of configuration at least) and notably allows you to reuse the Docker.

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The Future is Containerized

Feb 17, 2015 by Adrian Mouat

We've seen a lot of critical posts about Docker recently. I don't remember the last time a technology caused so much controversy and heated debate1. In this article I'm not going to address any specific technical issues, but try to explain why Docker -- or at least some form of containerization platform -- is here to stay.

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Docker and Provenance - Talk to Amsterdam Docker Meetup

Jan 23, 2015 by Adrian Mouat

The regular Docker Amsterdam meetup was held on Thursday 26th January at the offices of Schuberg Phillis. There were talks on "Docker and Provenance" by our own Chief Scientist Adrian Mouat, Mike Wessling from Bitbrains on "Falling off the shoulders of giants" and Michael Boelen from CISOfy on "Docker Security". All the talks were well received and spurred a great night of discussion, aided by the hospitality of Schuberg Phillis.

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Docker: The latest Confusion

Jan 21, 2015 by Adrian Mouat

One of the most misunderstood parts of Docker seems to be the latest tag. The confusion stems largely from its name, which doesn't really reflect what the tag implies. In this post we'll look at what the latest tag really does and what you should use it for.

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Why Use Fig for Docker Automation?

Jan 6, 2015 by Adrian Mouat

If you've been using Docker for a little while, but you've not tried out Fig yet, this blog is for you. Like me, you've probably either become used to dealing with long and unwieldy Docker commands using dozens of arguments, or you've come up with a bunch of shell scripts to start your containers. At its core, Fig is just a simple bit of automation and abstraction to help with this stuff.

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