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Fun With Docker Toolbox, Using Kitematic for Minecraft

The Docker 1.9 release was full of great new features. For the Docker enthusiast, Docker Toolbox is your easy button for getting Docker up and running on Windows or Mac. Docker Toolbox consists of Docker Client, Docker Machine, Docker Compose, Docker Kitematic, and VirtualBox. Let’s take a look at how to get set up, running …

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Docker Ship Upgraded With Docker Universal Control Plane

One of the biggest issues organizations face when implementing Docker is the operations and manageability aspect. Sure, if your dev guys are your ops guys you may be good to go with command line tools or tweaking things specifically for your environmnet, but if you’ve got to had things over to a traditional operations team, …

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How do I Contain This Virtual Machine?

There’s been a lot of talk about containers lately, especially in the VMware space.  At VMworld 2015, we heard more about Project Photon and vSphere Integrated Containers.  While these are both great advancements in the container space, I think they can confuse people who are just starting with containers, and perhaps using VMware as their …

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Docker’s Journey to the Enterprise Container Yard

Not long ago, a number of new Docker features were released, including updates to Docker Engine, Compose, Swarm, and Machine.  Along with these feature enhancements also came the announcement of Docker’s Series D funding of $95 Million, which is no small feat considering Docker was initially released a little over two years ago.  Let’s take …

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Landing a Rocket on a Container Ship, Docker and appc

Docker, initially released in about two years ago, in March 2013, has quickly gained popularity.  The ability of the platform, to make your applications easily portable and deployable, is attractive to many organizations.  Docker has grown from a container engine to a full featured product, which is evident with the purchase Docker just made of …

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Your First Custom Image in Docker

In my last article at 24x7ITConnection, I talked a little bit about what docker is, and walked everyone through setting up Boot2docker on their platform of choice.  At this point, I’m assuming you have it boot2Docker running, or a Linux machine running Docker.  Now, let’s take it a step further, and look at how we …

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