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  • Build Your Own Container Using Less than 100 Lines of Go

    by Julian Friedman on  Apr 22, 2016 1

    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.

  • Lambda Functions versus Infrastructure - Are we Trading Apples for Oranges?

    by Dean Sheehan on  Apr 21, 2016

    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.

  • Article Series: Containers in the Real World - Stepping Off the Hype Curve

    by Daniel Bryant on  Apr 17, 2016

    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.

Characteristics of a Great Scrum Team

Posted by Barry Overeem on  Apr 15, 2016

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

Continuous Deployment with Containers

Posted by Viktor Farcic on  Apr 14, 2016

This article outlines the steps needed for the creations of a fully automated continuous-deployment pipeline that builds microservices deployed via Docker containers. 2

State of the JavaScript Landscape: A Map for Newcomers

Posted by Bonnie Eisenman on  Apr 11, 2016

Modern JavaScript development is in constant motion. In this article, Bonnie Eisenman shows JavaScript newcomers the lay of the land and where to begin. 15

IBM's Swift on the Server

Posted by Alex Blewitt on  Apr 09, 2016

InfoQ spoke to Chris Bailey and Patrick Bohrerand asked them where they see Swift going in the future.

Lessons Learned from Scheduling One Million Containers with HashiCorp Nomad

Posted by Kevin Fishner on  Apr 08, 2016

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.

Key Takeaway Points and Lessons Learned from QCon London 2016

Posted by Abel Avram on  Apr 05, 2016

This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon London 2016 as blogged and tweeted by attendees.

"Using Docker" Book Review and Q&A with Author Adrian Mouat

Posted by Daniel Bryant on  Apr 02, 2016

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.

Enterprise Mobility is Going Beyond “Mobile First” Approach. Are You Ready?

Posted by Jaykishan Panchal on  Mar 31, 2016

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

Full Stack Testing: Balancing Unit and End-to-End Tests

Posted by David Copeland on  Mar 30, 2016

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.

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