Agile, Cloud

Container Orchestration – Fundamentals and Best Practices

Introduction More and more companies globally are catching up with the DevOps trend. Companies are breaking down the siloed structure and automating delivery pipeline to reduce the release cycles and eliminate redundant tasks. While DevOps is gaining popularity, containers are not far in the race.  Container technology is bringing about...

by Apoorva Chawla
Tag: containers
25-Sep-2017

DevOps, Docker

How to Setup Consul Multinode Cluster with Docker?

Consul is a service discovery and a configuration system tool used to discover the services running on multiple nodes. It is both distributed and highly available. It provides a powerful interface to get a better picture of infrastructure and services running on them. Consul gives us a variety of features that help to determine our...

by Shivam Agrawal
Tag: containers
06-Mar-2017

AWS, Docker

[Infographic] 8 Key Benefits of Using Container Technology

Developers are overwhelmed with the speed and ease in configuring development/test environments based on Docker technology and hence its adoption rate is rising. Docker's have now become a preferred environment for development and testing and is transforming the software packing and deployment. Container technologies like Docker or...

by Shweta Sharma
Tag: containers
13-Dec-2016

AWS, DevOps

How To Automate Docker Deployments in AWS ECS

Through this blog, I would be explaining how to automate Docker deployments in AWS ECS using a Use Case. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of how Docker and AWS ECS  works would be helpful. In the given use case, we have used microservices architecture, and earlier deployments were done manually. It used to take 15-20 minutes per...

by Neeraj Gupta
Tag: containers
28-Nov-2016

AWS, Docker

Docker Version 1.10 – The Big Change

Docker just released the new Docker version 1.10. Docker has tried push in a lot of big changes in order make it even simpler for its users. Even the last version that was pushed (Docker 1.9) brought about a lot of changes, especially in networking. Let's see in brief, what these changes are and how they will help you to use Docker...

by Ranvijay Jamwal
Tag: containers
07-Feb-2016

AWS, Docker

Docker Monitoring Using New Relic

In my last couple of blogs, I talked about Docker monitoring, why I would need Docker monitoring and how I can monitor Docker containers using AWS, Ruxit and Sysdig. Today, we are going to talk about another such tool which most of us already know about which also provides Docker monitoring. The tool is New Relic.   How to...

by Ranvijay Jamwal
Tag: containers
30-Dec-2015

AWS, Docker

Docker User Interface using Simple Docker UI App

I have always loved using Docker the traditional way. Running commands like docker run etc. has been the way we use Docker. While surfing the internet, I found this chrome app which can be downloaded and installed via google chrome and easily be used for getting a user-interface for your Docker Engine. It simplifies the way we use Docker....

by Ranvijay Jamwal
Tag: containers
09-Nov-2015

AWS, DevOps

Automated Docker Deployment using Jenkins

Building a Docker image from a Dockerfile, creating a latest tag and pushing it on DockerHub are equivalent to executing three different commands manually. This could be automated by creating a bash script. Well, that was not a big deal until I had a requirement where I needed to perform above actions and additional task of immediately...

by Navjot Singh
Tag: containers
25-Oct-2015

AWS, DevOps

Running multi-container Nodejs application using docker-compose

This blog post is about using docker-compose, a tool provided by docker to define and run multi container application using a single command. It uses a docker-compose.yml file as default input file. I got a use case which was to run a Nodejs application behind a Nginx acting as a reverse proxy in two different Docker containers. This...

by Navjot Singh
Tag: containers
18-Oct-2015

AWS, DevOps

Monitoring your Docker containers using Ruxit

Docker monitoring is very important when it comes to using Docker. In my last blog, I talked about how we can monitor the status of a Docker container using a bash script and AWS CloudWatch. In this blog, I will be telling you how to get insights of your Docker container using a tool called Ruxit. Ruxit is a tool that I found as I...

by Ranvijay Jamwal
Tag: containers
13-Oct-2015

AWS, Docker

Using Docker Machine with AWS

Docker machine is  a new advancement of Docker team to manage docker servers. Using this tool, different docker server or hosts can be managed from a single workstation, be them in local LAN or on public or private cloud. Using docker-machine, we can provision docker instance at virtualbox, AWS, azure cloud, digital ocean, rackspace,...

by Sharad Aggarwal
Tag: containers
19-Jun-2015