Archive for containers

Simple Ways to Start Using Docker

Interested in simple ways to start using Docker from the bottoms-up?  This article presents 4 patterns for using Docker as an individual or small team from dev through production.  These patterns address difficulty: trying new tools and approaches configuring and updating toolchains for technical computing environments developing and deploying infrastructure services First a quick-reminder of […]

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Success Strikes Back: Containerizing Legacy Applications

Introduction Organizations adopting containerized application delivery platforms commonly wonder if containerization is right for their legacy applications, asking: “Can we containerize our legacy applications? What issues should we expect?” In short… “Yes, you can containerize your legacy applications and there are probably fewer adjustments required than you think.” This post will: summarize the most-common organizational and technical […]

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Introduction to Failure Testing With Docker

Overview This article will introduce the basics of the practice of Failure Testing and show you how to add failure testing to any software system that can be run with Docker. What is Failure Testing? Failure testing is the process of exploring how a system behaves when subjected to the application, host, and network problems that software systems experience when […]

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