Category: Docker

Nomad and Consul

Posted on July 31, 2018 by Fernando J Pando | Leave a comment

A HashiCorp Nomad cluster is blazingly fast and stable. The simplicity of its singular purpose makes for extremely fast container and process scheduling, as well as cluster convergence events.  Using the Raft consensus protocol, Nomad is great for running microservices and batch jobs.  This blog post will describe deploying a Nomad cluster on AWS with … Continue reading Nomad and Consul

Application Auto Scaling with Amazon ECS

Posted on September 26, 2017 by Robert Murphy | 1 Comment

In this blog post, you’ll see an example of Application Auto Scaling for the Amazon ECS (EC2 Container Service). Automatic scaling of the container instances in your ECS cluster has been a feature for quite some time, but until recently you were not able to scale the tasks in your ECS service with built-in technology from AWS. In May of 2016, Automatic Scaling with Amazon ECS was … Continue reading Application Auto Scaling with Amazon ECS

DevOps on AWS Radio: mu – DevOps on AWS tool (Episode 10)

Posted on July 20, 2017 by Paul Duvall | Leave a comment

In this episode, Paul Duvall and Brian Jakovich cover recent DevOps on AWS news and speak with Casey Lee from Stelligent about the open-source, full-stack DevOps on AWS tool called mu. Here are the show notes: DevOps on AWS News Launch – .NET Core Support In AWS CodeStar and AWS CodeBuild Build your first Serverless Web Application Take the Journey: Build … Continue reading DevOps on AWS Radio: mu – DevOps on AWS tool (Episode 10)

Docker lifecycle automation and testing with Ruby in AWS

Posted on May 2, 2017 by Robert Murphy | Leave a comment

My friend and colleague, Stephen Goncher and I got to spend some real time recently implementing a continuous integration and continuous delivery pipeline using only Ruby. We were successful in developing a new module in our pipeline gem that handles many of the docker engine needs without having to skimp out on testing and code … Continue reading Docker lifecycle automation and testing with Ruby in AWS

Containerizing Jenkins with Docker and CentOS

Posted on April 13, 2017 by Fernando J Pando | Leave a comment

A containerized Jenkins setup, with all the tools ready to go, is super useful for the DevOps developer. Jenkins makes it easy to parameterize and manage jobs, and so running numerous tests in parallel is efficient and profitable. Docker allows us to containerize such an environment. This blog post defines an all-in-one Jenkins container for use in DevOps … Continue reading Containerizing Jenkins with Docker and CentOS

Docker Swarm Mode on AWS

Posted on February 21, 2017 by Jim Rohrer | 5 Comments

Docker Swarm Mode is the latest entrant in a large field of container orchestration systems. Docker Swarm was originally released as a standalone product that ran master and agent containers on a cluster of servers to orchestrate the deployment of containers. This changed with the release of Docker 1.12 in July of 2016. Docker Swarm … Continue reading Docker Swarm Mode on AWS