Docker can slow down your code and distort your benchmarks

One of the benefits of containers over virtual machines is that you get some measure of isolation without the performance overhead or distortion of virtualization. Docker images therefore seem like a good way to get a reproducible environment for measurin… Read more

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Our users deliver software to us as Docker containers, but we don’t use Docker to run them. We transmogrify container images into Firecracker micro-VMs. Here's how. (more…)

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How to Use Oracle Datbase Docker Image

Docker is a set of platform as a service (PaaS) products that use OS-level virtualization to deliver software in packages called containers. Containers are isolated from one another and bundle their own software, libraries and configuration files; they ca... (more…)

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DevOps, Docker, and Empathy

Just because we’re using containers doesn’t mean that we “do DevOps.” Docker is not some kind of fairy dust that you can sprinkle around your code and applications to deploy faster. It is only a tool, albeit a very powerful one. And like every tool, it ca... (more…)

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