Docker in Production: A History of Failure

Introduction My first encounter with docker goes back to early 2015. Docker was experimented with to find out whether it could benefit us. At the time it wasn’t possible to run a container [i…

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On the 13th June 2019, a rocket launched from Kiruna, Sweden, carrying 280kg of scientific experiments; among them, a Raspberry Pi Zero running Docker containers on balenaOS. To our knowledge this is the first time a Moby/Docker container engine has been ... (more…)

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Perl as PID 1 under Docker

Increasingly we run our Perl programs inside docker containers, because there are advantages in terms of isolation and deployment. Containers provide applications with an idealized view of the OS - they see their own filesystem, their own networking stack... (more…)

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