Author Archives: Gabriel Schenker

About Gabriel Schenker

Gabriel N. Schenker started his career as a physicist. Following his passion and interest in stars and the universe he chose to write his Ph.D. thesis in astrophysics. Soon after this he dedicated all his time to his second passion, writing and architecting software. Gabriel has since been working for over 25 years as a consultant, software architect, trainer, and mentor mainly on the .NET platform. He is currently working as senior software architect at Alien Vault in Austin, Texas. Gabriel is passionate about software development and tries to make the life of developers easier by providing guidelines and frameworks to reduce friction in the software development process. Gabriel is married and father of four children and during his spare time likes hiking in the mountains, cooking and reading.

Pimp my report with Docker

Introduction We are testing our Web portal with fully automated end-2-end tests against various combinations of Browsers and platforms. Today I had a task assigned which required to improve the quality of our Sauce Labs test failure reports on Bamboo. … Continue reading 

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Containers – An Index

In this post I will provide a list of all container related posts that I wrote so far and will write in the future. Thank you dear reader for your interest. Table of Content Use Docker to build, test and … Continue reading 

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Container Entrypoint

Introduction This time in our series about containers we are going to look a bit more closely into what happens when a container starts and how we can influence that. Specifically we’re going to learn about the ENTRYPOINT and the … Continue reading 

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Containers – Clean up your House

Introduction In this post I am going to revisit some of the most basic commands of the Docker CLI. But don’t worry, you should still read this post since I am going to use that “basic” knowledge to discuss some … Continue reading 

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Troubleshooting Containers

Introduction I find my self rather often than not in a situation where I have to trouble shoot a containerized application or a coworker needs some help doing so. In this post I want to show some practices how you … Continue reading 

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Synchronizing Containers

Introduction In the project I am currently working we are using Docker in all environments, that is development, CI, staging and production. The technology stack is based on Python with Django, MySQL and MongoDB to just name the most important … Continue reading 

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DockerCon 2016 – Day 3, Presentations

This is the last post in the series where I talk about my experiences at #DockerCon 2016. You can find the other posts here, here and here. The last day of the conference was dedicated to the usage of Docker … Continue reading 

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DockerCon 2016 – Day 2, Presentations

In my last two post (here and here) I talked about the first 2 days I spent here in beautiful Seattle WA for the DockerCon 2016. In this post I am giving a quick review about the first day of … Continue reading 

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DockerCon 2016 – Day 1, Workshop and registration

In my previous post I talked about my first day in Seattle and about the sight seeing I did ahead of the DockerCon 2016 conference. Today I am reporting about the first day of conference related activities. Still used to … Continue reading 

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DockerCon 2016 – Day of Arrival

I have the great pleasure to participate in this years Docker Conference at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. This is going to be a little personal journal about the conference. Saturday, June 19th, 2016 I get up very … Continue reading 

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