Roberto Hashioka

Improved Index Search Engine with Suggestions and Better Search Results

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 best results in order of relevance • Tokenization: In order to provide a great experience to the user with real-time autocomplete we took advantage of the efficient ElasticSearch tokenize feature which breaks a string down into a stream of terms Continue reading…

Roberto Hashioka

Docker: Community Stats

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.

Roberto Hashioka

Docker Desktop: Your Desktop over ssh running inside of a Docker container

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!

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