Docker

Bypassing docker network isolation (hack)

I am the author of the netdata docker image. I created the image before netdata became the popular real time performance monitoring software which it is today - over 15 thousand stars on GitHub! Wow! Due to the network isolation however, you would have to run it in --net=host mode to monitor your network devices.

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The 12 Factors of Go

The 12 Factor App methodology is a set of best practices to follow when building modern software applications. It was created by Heroku as a guide for developers to optimize application development for their platform as a service. At the core, the 12FA methodology is a marketing document, but the concepts behind individual practices outline best practices that can be followed regardless of the platform where you publish your apps.

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Docker, you lied to me

I know, I know. I’m dramatic. The title is basically clickbait, but the subject is just as true as the title. You should read this article because it will save your life! Okay, it might not save your life, but most likely it will solidify some very important information about Docker containers, which will most likely save of some drama down the line.

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Setting up your own Docker swarm

Scaling your service has usually been in the domain of system operators, which installed servers and developers tweaking software when the load got high enough to warrant scaling. Soon enough you’d be looking at tens or even hundreds of instances which took a lot of time to manage. With the release of Docker 1.12, you now have orchestration built in - you can scale to as many instances as your hosts can allow. And setting up a docker swarm is easy-peasy.

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