Articles tagged 'Infrastructure'

Creating a Package Repository for Alpine Linux

Posted by Afam Agbodike

As part of our dockerization efforts we needed some software that was not available in the publicly available alpine linux repositories (such as Consul and Weave) and decided to build our own repository so we would have a standard place to put them. While creating the repository it became clear that the existing documentation was outdated, so I decided I would document the steps needed to get a repository set up for Alpine Linux.

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Container Camp San Francisco

Posted by Afam Agbodike

I just got back from the Container Camp conference here San Francisco. It was an informative conference with presentations covering a wide range of interesting topics in the containerization ecosystem. There was a lot of discussion about the Docker application suite since they are the dominant player, but there was also good coverage of alternative approaches and presentations on the full spectrum of tooling required to use containers in production.

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How to reinvent containers (with one weird trick)

Posted by jspc

Containers are at once both simple and difficult to grok. One lunchtime, while trying to understand the internals of docker, I accidentally created a container standard which must never, ever see the light of production. I called it Navvy.

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