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    Containerized Mesos Cluster

    We often use Apache Mesos clusters to run containerized applications for our clients and for ourselves. Even though we run applications in containers, we still install Mesos with its dependencies and ...

    Why Kubernetes Makes Sense

    As a service provider in the programmable infrastructure space, we at Container Solutions are constantly investigating new tools and technologies to help our clients to deploy and maintain large and c...

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    Security Week

    Next week, Adrian will be speaking at GOTO; Amsterdam about 'Using Docker Safely'.

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    Puppet in Docker

    At Container Solutions we're big fans of Arnold Schwarzenegger. His 6 rules of success are highly motivational to us and we keep them in mind in our daily work. Of course we like to joke about them a ...

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    How to build Docker images with Gradle

    In this blog I will show you how to build Docker images from a Gradle task. A number of Docker plugins have been created for Gradle. I discuss the one from Benjamin Muschko which we use to build the s...

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    What is Strategy?

    Yesterday, I was put on the spot by Pini and Jaroslav. I’ve been reading about strategy, and since I am the CEO of a company I am supposed to know about things like strategy and leadership, but when p...

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    Culture - The Great Hiding Place

    Ideas that threaten to interrupt existing power structures, such as a move to DevOps or the introduction of container technology, nearly always lead to resistance. An oversimplified and often exaggera...

    Integrating Drone CI into Apache Mesos (Part 1)

    Drone is a continuous integration (CI) tool, a tool whose aim is to automate the building, testing and deploying of software. There are many CI tools available, with a lot of feature overlap. A compar...

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    Microservices and objects: Similar benefits, similar problems, similar lessons?

    I know I’m not the first person to say that the benefits being sold of microservices are very similar to that of objects in object-oriented programming (OOP) during the 80s and 90s e.g. you can easily...