Betty Junod

How To Dockerize Vendor Apps like Confluence

Docker Datacenter customer, Shawn Bower of Cornell University recently shared their experiences in containerizing Confluence as being the start of their Docker journey. Through that project they were able to demonstrate a 10X savings in application maintenance, reduce the time to build a disaster recovery plan from days to 30 minutes and improve the security profile of their Confluence deployment. This change allowed the Cloudification team that Shawn leads to start spending the majority of their time helping Cornelians to use technology to be innovative. Since the original blog was posted, there’s been a lot of requests to get the pragmatic info on how Cornell actually did this project.  In the post below, Shawn provides detailed instructions on how Confluence is containerized and how the Docker workflow is integrated with Puppet. Written by Shawn Bower As we started our Journey to move Continue reading…

Nathan LeClaire

Ten Docker Tips and Tricks That Will Make You Sing A Whale Song of Joy

As a Solutions Engineer at Docker Inc., I’ve been able to accumulate all sorts of good Docker tips and tricks.  The sheer quantity of information available in the community is pretty overwhelming, and there are a lot of good tips and tricks that can make your workflow easier (or provide a little fun) which you could easily miss. Once you’ve mastered the basics, the creative possibilities are pretty endless.  The “Cambrian Explosion” of creativity that Docker is provoking is extremely exciting. So I’m going to share ten of my favorite tips and tricks with you guys. Ready? Run Docker on a VPS for extra speed Bind mount the docker socket on docker run Use containers as highly disposable dev environments bash is your friend Insta-nyan Edit /etc/hosts/ with the boot2docker IP address on OSX docker inspect -f voodoo Super easy terminals in-browser with wetty nsenter Continue reading…

Victor Coisne

DockerCon Video: be a Happier Developer with Docker

In this session, Nicola Paolucci from Atlassian shows developers how to automate and streamline their development environment setups using Docker. His presentation covers the following topics: Why does Docker make Developers happy? Notes on workflows and Techniques Tools, Tips and hacks     Learn More Read more about the Docker Automated Build on Bitbucket Docker Events and Meetup View the list of upcoming events & meetup Find a Docker meetup group Try Docker and stay up-to-date Try our online tutorial Sign up for Docker Weekly