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Open Source Summit Prague: Developer Tools for Kubernetes

By on Oct 24, 2017 in Article

This is a live blog of this talk by the Azure Containers team. Michelle Noorali, leads SIG-Apps. Matt Butcher wrote the Children’s Guide for Kubernetes. They mention that they are going to talk about long running applications/services and short running batch jobs. Michelle started to talk about Kubernetes primatives for long running processes. She talked about...

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Open Source Summit Prague: What’s New in Kubernetes 1.8

By on Oct 23, 2017 in Article

This session is by Igor Dvoretsky, Developer Advocate for the CNCF. I figured people are always interested in what’s new in the hottest project on GitHub, so I decided to attend this session. I decided to give live blogging a try 🙂 Igor first mentioned that he is a member of the release team for 1.8. First he went into a description of the release process...

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A Comparison of Linux Container Images

By on Aug 18, 2017 in Article

  Background Going back to basics, there are two major parts of an operating system – the kernel and the user space. The kernel is a special program executed directly on the hardware or virtual machine – it controls access to resources and schedules process. The other major part is the user space – this is the set of files, including...

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Getting Ninja with Runc

By on Jul 28, 2017 in Article

Background Have you ever tried to get runc to work? Did you have that WTF moment where you were like, this is weird, and annoying, and why do I even need to know this? When, I use docker, everything just works. Well, I am here to help. Why might you want to get ninja with Runc? Well, like any good hacker, because it helps you understand how all of the pieces fit...

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How to Buy a Used Linux Container

By on Jul 22, 2017 in Article

How do you buy a used Linux container? A quick search of “how to buy a shipping container” will turn up a wealth of information, especially how to evaluate used ones. While all analogies are imperfect, this one is pretty good and it does highlight an interesting problem – basically, any Linux container image over a minute old is used in the...

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