Shipping containers and software containers share a lot in common, but the analogy has limits. This article explores this relationship further by demonstrating how it is possible to build a simple container using less than 100 lines of Golang code. Topics covered include namespaces, cgroups and layered filesystems.
Amazon's AWS Lambda service lets us run code without provisioning servers. Serverless offerings have recently been receiving interest due to their simplicity, capabilities and potential for cost reductions. This article compares the tradeoffs of serverless models with VM/Container based models.
This article series explains how containers are actually being used within the enterprise. It dives into the core technology behind containers and how this is currently being used by developers, examines core challenges with deploying containers in the enterprise and the future of containerisation, and discusses the role unikernels are currently playing within leading-edge organisations.
In this article the author presents his ideas on what makes a great Scrum team, exploring the Scrum roles and identifying characteristics needed for them to be most effective. 1
This article outlines the steps needed for the creations of a fully automated continuous-deployment pipeline that builds microservices deployed via Docker containers. 2
InfoQ spoke to Chris Bailey and Patrick Bohrerand asked them where they see Swift going in the future.
HashiCorp's Million Container Challenge is a test for how efficiently its scheduler, Nomad, can schedule one million containers across 5,000 hosts. This post outlines the lessons learned.
This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon London 2016 as blogged and tweeted by attendees.
InfoQ recently sat down with Adrian Mouat, author of “Using Docker”, and explored how containers can be best utilised within a typical software development lifecycle.
The mobile revolution is changing the way organizations work, manage their operations and engage with their employees. They are reconsidering their technologies making ‘mobile first’ a must have. 2
The approach to full stack testing can be daunting. There's more than one way to test, but how do you balance your efforts? In this article, David Copeland looks at solving that challenge.