The Future is Containerized

Feb 17, 2015 by Adrian Mouat

We've seen a lot of critical posts about Docker recently. I don't remember the last time a technology caused so much controversy and heated debate1. In this article I'm not going to address any specific technical issues, but try to explain why Docker -- or at least some form of containerization platform -- is here to stay.

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Feb 16, 2015 by Jamie Dobson

When people ask me, ‘why Container Solutions?’, I always give the same one word answer: joy. When I was a kid I had a Commodore 64. It had a version of BASIC on it that I used to mess about with. I also played games on the C64. In both these cases feedback was quick. There are loads of reasons why this quick feedback is important, ranging from getting into flow to not having too much code in progress lying about. It was only when this quick.

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A Prerequisite to a Culture of Experimentation

Feb 2, 2015 by Jamie Dobson

There are at least two things that spring to mind when thinking about microservices or decomposition in general. The first is that large projects and code bases tend to be full of risks. The more code you have the more complexity you have, which makes it hard to manage, debug, etc..

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Introduction to Docker

Feb 2, 2015 by Kaisa Kuusik

We are excited to announce our "Introduction to Docker" training course co-organized with GOTO Academy.  The training will help you and your team get up to speed with Docker and understand how to use it effectively.

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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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