InfraKit – The Architecture

InfraKit – The Architecture

Nov. 14, 2016 by

Turns out that my previous InfraKit post was almost a complete duplication of something Docker posted pretty much at the same time .. -> https://blog.docker.com/2016/11/docker-online-meetup-recap-infrakit/ One thing that hasn’t so far been covered in a deep-dive fashion is around the

InfraKit from Docker – an Overview

InfraKit from Docker – an Overview

Nov. 13, 2016 by

This marks a first, people actually complaining that my somewhat rambling blog post wasn’t ready… It’s not going to be possible to cover all of the various topics around InfraKit that I aim to cover in a single post, so

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Fixing problems deploying Docker DC (Offline)

Nov. 4, 2016 by

Inside my current employer there is quite the buzz around Docker and especially Docker Datacenter being pushed as a commercial offering with Server Infrastructure. This in turn has led to a number of people deploying various Docker components in their various

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Deploying Docker DataCenter

Sep. 25, 2016 by

This is a simple guide to deploying some SLES hosts, configuring them to allow deployment of Docker Engines along with configuration to allow Docker Datacenter to be deployed on the platform. It’s also possible to deploy the components using Docker for

A peek inside Docker for Mac (Hyperkit, wait xhyve, no bhyve …)

A peek inside Docker for Mac (Hyperkit, wait xhyve, no bhyve …)

Sep. 20, 2016 by

It’s no secret that the code for Docker for Mac ultimately comes from the FreeBSD hypervisor, and the people that have taken the time to modify it to bring it to the Darwin (Mac) platform have done a great job

Automate HPE OneView/Synergy with Chef and Docker

Automate HPE OneView/Synergy with Chef and Docker

Aug. 11, 2016 by

As per a previous post, I’ve been working quite a lot with both HPE OneView (powers HPE Synergy through it’s Composer) and thought i’d put a post together that summarises automating deployments through Chef. There is already tons of information (some

Compiling packages in Docker

Compiling packages in Docker

Aug. 2, 2016 by

After my previous post yesterday I was given a few tips thanks to http://twitter.com/yankcrime about some much better solutions for compiling packages and then building them into a package that can then be used with docker build in the correct

Raspberry Pi with Docker

Raspberry Pi with Docker

Jul. 30, 2016 by

I’ve put off purchasing Raspberry Pis for a few years as I was pretty convinced that the novelty would wear off very quickly and they would be consigned to the drawer of random cables and bizarre IT equipment i’ve collected

Chef and HPE OneView

Chef and HPE OneView

Jun. 22, 2016 by

Currently we’re about 50% of the way through 2016 and i’ve been very privileged to spend a lot of the year working with Chef and not just their software but also presenting with them throughout Europe. All of that bringing us up to

Monitoring HP OneView with InfluxDB and Grafana

Monitoring HP OneView with InfluxDB and Grafana

Oct. 22, 2015 by

My previous post was a theoretical piece around how Arista may or may not (had no confirmation) be interacting with HP OneView in order to automate infrastructure provisioning in the Data Centre. That particular article dealt with one of the