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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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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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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