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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There Are & Never Will Be Any Magic Solutions

Dec 11, 2014 by Jamie Dobson

I have just left Germany where in 2013 a whopping 25% of its energy was produced from renewable sources. There was nothing magical about this, it seems to me, just a dedication of the people there to align policy with ambition. It was this alignment that led to what looks like every other building being covered in solar panels.

What, you may be thinking, has this got to do with Mesos and Docker? Fair question. Listen to what William Barnes.

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Continuous Delivery with Docker and Mesos

Dec 9, 2014 by Jamie Dobson

Today and yesterday Pini, Quinten and I were busy with one of our favourite clients here on the Swiss-German border. The problem we were trying to solve was how to continuously deliver an application from development machines all the way through to staging and production where the target system is Mesos and our services are in Docker containers. We did this by locking ourselves in an old water tower for two days. The water tower had wifi.

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