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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Computation Containers (or let Docker mind your Ps and Qs)

Dec 22, 2014 by Adrian Mouat

The software industry is at the beginning of the container revolution. I believe that it won't be long before we are all using containers to a greater or lesser extent everyday, for a wide range of use cases. To date, uptake and discussion has mainly focussed on using Docker to host web applications and power microservice architectures, but in this post I'm going to focus on another use case, which seems reasonably common but less written.

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Docker Events in January

Dec 20, 2014 by Jamie Dobson

In January we have three events for all those who are interested in learning more about Docker. These events are for techies and decisions makers.

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Share the Pain

Dec 18, 2014 by Jamie Dobson

In his pamphlet, 'Common Sense', Thomas Paine wrote, 'It is the good fortune of many to live distant from the scene of sorrow'.

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Docker - What Problem Does It Really Solve

Dec 17, 2014 by Lukasz Guminski

I like Docker. It's easy to use and fast. Simply brilliant. So brilliant that every day we find new possible applications. But what actually is the real problem it solves? Stable environments? Configuration management? Effective virtualization?

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