In pursuit of a tinier binary-(er)

In pursuit of a tinier binary-(er)

Mar. 1, 2017 by

… yes that was an attempt to make the title rhyme šŸ™ tl;drĀ make an executable smaller by hiding your code inside the header of the executable… read on for the gory detail. There was a great post recently fromĀ Dieter ReuterĀ around

InfraKit – Writing an Instance Plugin

InfraKit – Writing an Instance Plugin

Dec. 28, 2016 by

For a proof of concept i’ve had the opportunity to re-implement aĀ Docker InfraKit plugin instance plugin from scratch (in another language). To help anyone else who decides to do something similar, I thought it best to capture some of the

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 hasnā€™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

Fixing problems deploying Docker DC (Offline)

Nov. 4, 2016 by

Inside my current employer there is quite theĀ 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

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 onĀ 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. ThereĀ 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