Whether you are a developer or a system administrator, you will have to manage the issue of sharing “secrets” or secure information. In this context, a secret is any sensitive information that should be protected. For example, if lost or stolen, your passwords, database credentials, or cloud provider keys could damage your business. Safe storage and sharing..
In this post, we are going to look at how to deploy two Docker containers on AWS Elastic Beanstalk Applications. Today, Docker containers are being used by many companies in sophisticated microservice infrastructures. From a developer point of view, one of the biggest benefits of Docker is its ability to package our code into reusable images. This assures..
Docker deployment: I recently held Part 2 of a three-part webinar series on Docker. For those of you who could not attend, this post summarizes the main topics that we covered. It also includes some additional items based on the QA session. You can watch part 2 and read the detailed QA on the community..
The Docker containers Webinar: on October 19, I held Part 1 of a three-part webinar series on Docker. For those of you who could not attend, this post summarizes the webinar material. It also includes some additional items that I’ve added based on the QA session. Finally, I will highlight some of the best audience..
Container technologies: Docker has gained widespread industry adoption and success since its release in 2014. As more people push to Dockerize everything, it’s important to realize that Docker is only the first wave of successful container technology. Here are just some of the reasons why what we’re seeing is only the beginning of mainstream container technologies adoption. My..
Docker has become a mainstay in the DevOps world, and Cloud Academy has released a new course called Introduction to Docker in order to gently introduce you to this incredible technology. We’re very excited to release this course because there is an enormous amount of demand for container technologies in the cloud industry. We’ve designed..
In the first article in our SystemTap series, we learned how to install the powerful diagnostic tool, SystemTap, on an AWS EC2 instance and then wrote our very first “Hello World” script. We now need to explore some of the interesting (and more useful) scripts that come with SystemTap. Building a SystemTap target environment To..
How do you bind together tools like Jenkins, Junit, Maven, GitHub and S3 – along with Docker and Dockerfiles – to make the continuous integration process actually work? In an earlier post on continuous integration using Docker, I wrote about the ingredients you’ll need for effective Docker/Jenkins deployments. Now I’ll discuss how the continuous integration..
Docker is a relatively new open platform for building, shipping, and running distributed applications. Initially it was mainly used for the creation of development environments, allowing applications to be easily tested in controlled, reproducible environments. More recently, as people got a better feel for what it could do, it’s also being used for continuous integration,..