We were really excited that Dan Scholnick‘s first blog post for the new Trinity Ventures blog was on Docker and the disruption that DevOps is causing. You can check it out here.
We are working hard to improve the user experience on the Docker Index, and we’d like to share some improvements with you. Improved Search Along with many other enhancements, we removed the database search and plugged in a Haystack/ElasticSearch solution in order to make the search results more accurate and relevant. Using ElasticSearch, we were able to apply some of the great features that ElasticSearch provides to you such as: • Boost Fields: Fields such as image name, namespace and description has its on weight and for each searched term, the search engine applies those weights and returns you the…
The community has been critical to Docker since its inception. While we’ve always known how awesome the community is, we decided to pull some stats from the Docker Repository on Github to help quantify the awesomeness. The table below shows the total contributions for Docker in terms of code additions, deletions and commits. *Docker Project Stats on 10/29/2013: To avoid stressing GitHub’s APIs, we crunched the data locally.
Motivation I’ve worked for the last 4 years in the financial market and I’m a heavy Excel user. I also use the browser a lot and since I started my summer job as financial intern at dotCloud I’ve been playing with docker. So, why don’t we take advantage of the cloud and use these and other heavy applications (in terms of processing and memory usage) within a container (lighter than a normal VM). Let’s get started!