John Willis

Docker Tutorial 12 – Kitematic

This is a casual Docker tutorial series. We started out first with very simple sessions on how to install and use the docker run command. In future videos we will hit more advanced topics.

John Willis

Docker and the Three Ways of DevOps Part 2: The Second Way – Amplify Feedback Loops

written by John Willis, Evangelist at Docker In the previous post in this series, we discussed patterns of applying DevOps principles in a way that yields high performance outcomes. In part two, we are going to discuss what is called “The Second Way”.  This second “way” is ultimately about amplifying and shortening feedback loops such that corrections can be made fast and continuously. This is sometimes referred to as the right to left flow. A defect is not a defect unless it hits the customer. Lean principles teach us that the earlier we can catch a potential downstream defect, the less costly it will be on the overall cost of the service delivery. Therefore the three V’s also apply in this “Second Way”. Velocity of a correction in the flow is essential. Variation also plays a role in the “Second Continue reading…

John Willis

Docker Tutorial 11 – Docker Swarm

This is a casual Docker tutorial series. We will start out first with very simple sessions on how to install and use the docker run command. In future videos we will hit more advanced topics.     This eleventh video talks about Docker Swarm. We will use Docker Machine and the Docker Swarm Image install as the base for this video.

John Willis

Docker and the Three Ways of DevOps Part 1: The First Way – Systems Thinking

written by John Willis, Evangelist at Docker Have you read Gene Kim’s The Phoenix Project? Some of the principles behind the Phoenix Project and an upcoming book I am co-authoring with Gene (The DevOps Cookbook) have been referred to as the “Three Ways of DevOps”. These are particular patterns of applying DevOps principles in a way that yields high performance outcomes.  

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John Willis

Docker Tutorial 10 – Docker Compose

This is a casual Docker tutorial series. We will start out first with very simple sessions on how to install and use the docker run command. In future videos we will hit more advanced topics.     This tenth video talks about Docker Compose. We will cover basic installation and show how to create YML files to compose containers. Will will also use an Nginx/Tomcat stack as one of the examples.

John Willis

Docker Tutorial 9 – Docker Machine

This is a casual Docker tutorial series. We started out first with very simple sessions on how to install and use the docker run command. In future videos we will hit more advanced topics.   This ninth video talks about Docker Machine. We will cover basic installation and show how to create docker hosts on Virtualbox, Digital Ocean and Amazon’s EC2.

John Willis

Docker Tutorial 8 – Troubleshooting with Sysdig

This is a casual Docker tutorial series. We will start out first with very simple sessions on how to install and use the docker run command. In future videos we will hit more advanced topics.

John Willis

Docker Tutorial 7 – Dockerfile (Part 2)

This is a casual Docker tutorial series. We started out first with very simple sessions on how to install and use the docker run command. In future videos we will hit more advanced topics.