Service discovery in minimesos using Consul

    At Container Solutions, we’ve been working hard on minimesos, our testing infrastructure for Mesos frameworks. To make it easier for frameworks to find their components, and for the Mesos master and a...

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    minimesos 0.8.0 - Weave Scope, Consul & Registrator support

    Today we released minimesos 0.8.0. You can install it using the usual installer command: curl -sSL https://minimesos.org/install | sh. The Docker images are available on Docker Hub and the jar is avai...

    Mesos-Starter: Creating a Mesos Framework in Less Than Five Minutes and Ten Lines of Code

    Apache Mesos is an extremely valuable tool. One slight drawback, however, is that it can sometimes be hard to get started with custom frameworks. A ‘framework’ in Apache Mesos language is an ‘applicat...

    User Access Manager application on Mantl

    In the last year many Container Solutions’ engineers spent significant time developing various parts of Cisco’s Mantl and Shipped projects.

    Weather Predictions Straight from the Cloud

    Can a fleet of customized drones improve your daily commute? We recently connected with the Swiss meteorological gurus at Meteomatics who have developed specialized drones to collect and transmit weat...

    Mesos Usability - A Developer's Perspective

    We use Mesos a lot. Developing with Mesos is a full time job for a large proportion of Container Solutions. From the perspective of a production user, the abstraction of physical hardware into resourc...

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    Interview with Ken Owens - CTO @ CiscoCloud - Mantl, Shipped, AppIntent and Cloud Native

    In this interview Mark Coleman got to ask Ken Owens from CiscoCloud a few questions about their intentions for 2016 ahead of CiscoLive Berlin. The conversation covers Mantl, Shipped, AppIntent and the...

    Rescheduling containers on node failures with Docker Swarm 1.1

    Docker 1.10 came out a few days ago and brought with it Swarm 1.1.0. The most notable (still experimental) feature in this release is the native rescheduling of containers on failures of individual Sw...

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    minimesos 0.5.0 - Mac OS X support