minimesos 0.4.0 - Marathon Support

    MiniMesos 0.4.0 has been released today and is available via Jitpack. MiniMesos is part of our work on Mantl, the Microservices Infrastructure platform from Cisco Cloud. The goal of minimesos is to ma...

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    From Development to Production with Otto

    A couple of weeks ago during the HashiConf, Otto was announced (check the official blog post here). It promises to be the successor to Vagrant. For me, this is quite an ambitious statement but I’m not...

    Terraforming a Nomad cluster

    All the code from his blog is available on Git.

    From Microservices To Artificial Intelligence Operating System

    While microservices are a relatively new concept, industry leaders have been using the same principles - namely high granularity of design, isolation, and automation - for years. And what they share s...

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    Docker In Docker Celebrates Amsterdam Gay Pride!

    With Docker in Docker (DinD), by Jérôme Petazzoni, you can easily emulate a production, multi-container setup in a development environment. At Container Solutions we use Docker in Docker frequently, f...

    The Rise of Apache Mesos: Cluster All The Things!!

    The Apache Mesos cluster manager emerged from work out of Twitter and UC Berkeley around 2009. Over the last six years the Mesos project has kept a relatively low profile among mainstream technology p...

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    What Does a Manager Do?

    On Tuesday evening, after our DCOS event, we were sat around talking. I said that the problem with good management is that we don't recognise it when we see it. I then argued that CS must be well mana...

    Open Containers, Mesosphere’s DCOS and Yaks: Enabling Innovation in the Layers that Matter

    The Docker blog has stated that the Open Container Project (OCP) will enable the container ecosystem to ‘focus on innovation at the layers that matter’. We agree, and we also think the same is true of...

    Docker announces first plugins - Weave and Flocker

    Only few would argue that Docker is not responsible for the drastic change that is happening now in the way we build, deploy and maintain our software. Popularized by Docker, containers allow us to re...