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Developers Guide to Containers from Docker to Borg and Kubernetes, Mandy Waite, Google

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How do you explain the popularity of Docker? By comparing it to Fernando Alonso of course. Mandy Waite has become a popular torch bearer on the cloud circuit as Developer Advocate at Google and recently featured at Codemotion in Rome talking about Containers for Developers from Docker to Google’s own Kubernetes. Waite weaves her work at Google with an industrious ...

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Docker for Node.js and Puppet’s Chocolatey, DevOps News Digest

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InformationWeek reported this week that the next release of Windows Server will feature Windows Server Containers and Hyper-V Containers that run with Docker functionality and that further details on the release will be specified at the annual Build Developers Conference in San Francisco later in April. As Developers have been washed away by the Docker phenomenon, Microsoft has also donated ...

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Using SaltStack to Orchestrate Microservices & App Containers Like Docker – SaltConf2015

Using SaltStack to Orchestrate Microservices & App Containers Like Docker – SaltConf2015

Salt Lake City based configuration management software provider SaltStack enjoyed it’s annual conference in Salt Lake City recently with a packed agenda and talks from both SaltStackers and Engineers from the wider community giving different perspectives on how SaltStack is used in different environments and set ups. Whilst many tools address specific aspects of infrastructure and application control, SaltStack was created ...

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Chef Announces Continuous Delivery Product at ChefConf 2015

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As organisations inject continuous delivery practices to tidy up production pipelines to efficient delivery, Chef has crystallised all the behavioural information from planet DevOps and announced at ChefConf this week the launch of their new product, Chef Delivery. Currently the product is invite only. Chef is aiming to land grab the regions outside of it’s automation platform which look after all ...

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Addressing Microservices Monitoring Challenges with Spigo, Adrian Cockcroft

Enterprise Microservices Monitoring Challenge and Tool, Adrian Cockcroft

Adrian Cockcroft left Netflix in 2013 as their Chief Architect and now works at VC firm Battery Ventures understanding the needs of Enterprise scale organisations whilst providing advice and guidance to cloud services companies to best service the need and the attraction for funding. Cockcroft describes Microservices as ‘loosely coupled service oriented architecture with bounded context’ differing from SOA in that everything can ...

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Upcoming Live Docker Online Meetup Featuring Kitematic for Mac Docker Container Management

Upcoming Live Docker Online Meetup Featuring Kitematic for Mac Docker Container Management

Kitematic is an installer to set up Docker on your Mac whilst also providing a GUI which allows you to easily run and manage containers. The project, which was launched in late 2014, has recently been merged into the Docker project and has since gained fantastic momentum from the community with more than 2000 stars on GitHub on top of ...

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Nurture and Grow: The Power of Having a Mentor – Guy Gershoni, Melbourne IT

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Guy Gershoni is the type of mentor most Computer Science graduates can only dream of working with. His disposition is hugely positive and when you meet him, it doesn’t take long to realise that he not only has a very firm grasp on technology but also keeps his own mind wide open. After his own graduation, Guy worked at Slangsoft, ...

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Outlier and Anomaly Detection In Server Instances With Machine Learning At Netflix: Cody Rioux

Outlier and Anomaly Detection In Server Instances With Machine Learning At Netflix: Cody Rioux

The subject of February’s San Francisco Metrics Meetup was anomaly detection where Cody Rioux from the real-time analytics team at Netflix gave this talk on artificial intelligence and machine learning, specifically how Netflix use a custom built in house system called Kepler to run against telemetry data and spot outliers. In the context of this talk Netflix define outlier as ...

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Upcoming Live Docker Online Meetup To Compliment Beta Release Featuring Docker Machine, Swarm, Compose

Upcoming Live Docker Online Meetup After Beta Release Featuring Docker Machine, Swarm, Compose

As the buzz around Docker Machine starts to ramp up, Docker this week released a beta version for download inviting the community to provide feedback as Machine moves towards a production release. Peter Ericson included Docker Machine and Docker Swarm in his presentation at the February Sydney Docker Meetup on creating a Docker cluster whilst Docker’s very own Ben Firshman, ...

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