A long time ago in a developer galaxy far far away … Want to get started with NoSQL? What is NoSQL? Top 10 use cases for NoSQL Get Started with NoSQL Download Couchbase Server 4.1 What’s New in Couchbase Server 4.1 Couchbase Server documentation May the #OpenSource and #NoSQL be with you!

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By Ron Fabio Why Docker Is Not the Best Container Solution for JVM Applications Virtualized containers and container solutions – first among them Docker – are a smash hit. Containers provide a mechanism for isolating applications and controlling their resource usage that is more performant and less wasteful than virtual machines (although less secure), and Docker […]

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Opinions on how best to package and deliver applications are legion and, like many other aspects of the software world, are subject to recurring trend cycles. On the server-side, the current favorite is container delivery: a “full stack” approach in which your application and everything it needs to run are specified in a container definition. […]

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Last night saw the start of Joyent Container Camp London, focusing on adoption and optimization of the enterprise munching technology. We headed along to the Day Zero event last night to hear how leading organisations and members of the ecosystem were grappling with containers, how they’re adapting to the new landscape the movement is helping to terraform, and […]

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Earlier in 2014 Benjamin Wootton wrote an insightful post on how microservices are not a free lunch. In that post he writes about the complexity of microservices in the real world and the many hurdles we have to take to make microservice architectures a reality. Especially, he writes about the “significant operations overhead” and “substantial […]

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One of the new features introduced in Docker 1.8 is Docker Toolbox. What is this toolbox? The Docker Toolbox is an installer to quickly and easily install and setup a Docker environment on your computer. Available for both Windows and Mac, the Toolbox installs Docker Client, Machine, Compose (Mac only), Kitematic and VirtualBox. Docker Toolbox […]

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As conference-meme-run-wild Docker slowly chisels out a new vendor landscape, the technology continues its rapid evolution. Today, along with version 1.8 of the open platform, complete with sign and verification, the company announced a new installer for Mac OS X and Windows: Docker Toolbox. In an official blogpost, Director of Product Management Ben Firshman writes […]

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“Live fast, die young and leave a beautiful corpse behind.” The punk motto applies quite well to Linux containers powered micro services. Side one “Holidays in the Sun” – Solaris containers moved to Linux with lxc and are now being made easy to use by Docker, creating a new platform category between IaaS & PaaS. […]

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Docker Compose to Orchestrate Containers shows how to run two linked Docker containers using Docker Compose. Clustering Using Docker Swarm shows how to configure a Docker Swarm cluster. This blog will show how to run a multi-container application created using Docker Compose in a Docker Swarm cluster. Updated version of Docker Compose and Docker Swarm are released with Docker 1.7.0. Docker 1.7.0 CLI Get […]

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Development tools have been evolving over the last few years. Github revolutionized the way we share and contribute code between projects. Docker made distributions of applications much easier by allowing you to provide an environment for your application to run. Both these technologies simplified the distributions of your applications, but there is still a pain […]

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