Containers

(Linux) containers have rapidly become the tool of choice for deploying applications. Here we talk about how they work.

Building a custom SSH server for fun and... containers!

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Let’s build an SSH server in Go that launches Docker containers for each session!

Getting started with Docker for the Inquisitive Mind

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There are a million Docker tutorials out on the Internet, but few explain what’s actually going on behind the scenes when you issue your first commands. So let’s take a look!

Immutable Infrastructure in Practice — Part 2

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After setting up the server as a Docker baseline, we now venture in building a Docker infrastructure.

Gentoo as a Docker build system?

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Gentoo compiles everything from source, which sounds it might not be useful for Docker. Yet, it can be made to build a sub-100 MB image for PHP…

Why people want Kubernetes?

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I’ve previously argued that running Kubernetes is hard. Why do people still want it? Let’s look past the hype train and take a gander through the valuable things k8s provides.

What can we learn from Kubernetes' first major security hole?

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Kubernetes first major security hole is out… does this mean Kubernetes is not secure? What can we learn from it?

Kubernetes is hard

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Kubernetes won the container wars… allegedly. However, Kubernetes is still hard and causing a lot of grief.

LXC vs Docker

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LXC is the older of the two, but how do they compare? What’s the difference? Which one should you choose for your next project?

Building your own CDN for Fun and Profit

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Fresh from the hold-my-beer department, why don’t we build our own little CDN? Oh, and it actually makes sense.