Jamie Dobson

Jamie Dobson
Jamie Dobson is co-founder and chief executive officer at Container Solutions.

Blog Posts

Brexit and Innovation

Jul 15, 2016 by Jamie Dobson

This article first appeared on DevopsOnline.

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The Space Beyond - Our Culture

May 30, 2016 by Jamie Dobson

People who come to work at Container Solutions don’t necessarily come for the technologies we use, although they are cool, but rather because of our culture. So what is our culture?

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It Orchestrated On My Machine - ContainerPilot and Minimesos for Travelling Orchestration

May 6, 2016 by Jamie Dobson

I am just back from ContainerSummit where I was working with Casey Bisson from Joyent. We got talking about how things can work on one machine but not on another, say, in production. This is known as the ‘it worked on my machine’ problem. However, with a bit more thought you can see that it should really be known as the ‘it orchestrated on my machine’ problem. As of today, this has a meme:

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Innovation and the Fear of Loss

Feb 10, 2016 by Jamie Dobson

In England we say that as you get older you become politically more Conservative. Winston Churchill said “If you’re not left wing when you’re 17, you’ve got no heart. If you’re not right wing by the time you’re 50 you’ve got no brain.” The reason? I used to think that it was because as you get older and more bitter you wanted to take the whole world down with you as well as blocking everyone else’s chances at happiness and a decent education.

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The Adjacent Possibility

Feb 4, 2016 by Jamie Dobson

Yesterday a Git user called David (dvonthenen) created a pull request that added external volumes to our ELK framework. This seems like an extremely valuable addition to our work. As David says in the pull request, upon failure, the system will ‘reattach the volumes and continue where it left off’.

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