Silicon Canal

Jan 31, 2015 by Jamie Dobson

Earlier in the week I tweeted a picture of my office and said something like, ‘the heart of Silicon Canal’. This was not a joke! If you head more or less due south from my place you’ll find Booking.Com. Head off in a northwesterly direction and you will find ING, who placed and ad this week for someone who could look after the: ‘Design, build and operation of web-scale distributed based systems in general, and Docker-based micro service.

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Well, It Worked On My Machine Yesterday!

Jan 27, 2015 by Jamie Dobson

Grace Hopper worked on the Mark I with Richard Bloch. He would take care of the machine and Hopper would program it. Late at night Bloch would tinker with the machine, which would cause problems for Hopper the next morning. Hopper said, 'Everytime I got a program running, he'd get in there at night and change the circuits in the computer and the next morning the program would not run'. And thus began the eight decade long schism between Dev.

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Creativity and the Business

Jan 24, 2015 by Jamie Dobson

I read something today, in the Huffington Post, that struck a chord with me.

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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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