Arnaud Mazin posts

Archi & Techno

Volatile packaging container with Docker

We've been discussing a lot about Docker as a mean to build and expose Web applications, here is another way to use it as a native distribution package building tool. You want to product deb and rpm package for applications written in Ruby, Nodes.js, Python... These technologies usually rely on specific packaging tools which need internet to work (gem for Ruby, npm for Node.js, pip or easy_install for Python). Having a compiling chain or an internet access on a production server is bad for security reason so you must use a…

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Infrastructure and Operations

Docker container’s configuration

As we saw in the previous post, Docker basic usage seems pretty simple. Let's try to dig a little deeper into the configuration management. From an OPS perspective, we can consider containers as application black boxes, without caring about how they are built, and simply use them. However there are several aspects of a container that must be configured to ensure their correct integration in an information system.

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Infrastructure and Operations

Docker registry first steps

Here at Octo, we are fond of Docker. Not because we completely master it, but because we don't (yet). And as DevOps-minded guys, we like new perspectives in Dev / Ops relationship. Docker is mainly about this, shifting each other's expectation. Now that the 0.7 and 0.8 releases are out, its production readiness has never been closer and it's getting pretty exciting. In a previous article, we've answered a few questions allowing to understand the basic concepts of Dockers, let's play around with few Docker…

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