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Docker and Swarmkit – Part 6 – New Features of v1.13

In a few days version 1.13 of Docker will be released and among other it contains a lot of new features for the Docker Swarmkit. In this post I want to explore some of these new capabilities. In the last … Continue reading 

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Docker and SwarmKit – Part 5 – going deep

In this post we will work with the SwarmKit directly and not use the Docker CLI to access it. For that we have to first build the necessary components from source which we can find on GitHub. You can find … Continue reading 

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Docker and Swarmkit – Part 4

So far we have experimented with Docker Swarmkit on our local development machine using VirtualBox as our playground. Now it is time to extend what we have learned so far and create a swarm in the cloud and run our … Continue reading 

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Docker and Swarm Mode – Part 3

Refresher In part 1 we have created a swarm of 5 nodes of which we defined 3 to be master nodes and the remaining ones worker nodes. Then we deployed the open source version of the Docker Registry v2 in … Continue reading 

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Docker and Swarm Mode – Part 2

In part 1 of this post series about Docker SwarmKit I showed how we can quickly create a cluster of nodes (VMs) using VirtualBox and configure a Docker Swarm on this nodes. I then showed how we can run a … 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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Running and debugging an ASP.NET Core RC2 application in Docker

Introduction In a previous post I demonstrated how we can run and test an ASP.NET Core RC1 application. Yesterday RC2 was made public and it is now time to revisit the subject. This time we are going to create an … Continue reading 

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Windows Docker Containers

Introduction In this post I am going to show step by step how to install a local version of Windows Server 2016 TP5 in Hyper-V and how to configure it to be a container host. Tutorial It is still not … Continue reading 

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Testing and debugging a containerized ASP.NET application

Introduction In my previous post I showed in detail how a node JS application running in a Docker container can be debugged and how we can run automated tests against this application also in a container. In this post I … Continue reading 

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Testing and Debugging a Containerized Node application

Introduction Containers in general and Docker in specific have changed the way how we think about running and deploying software quite a bit. Running an application in a container instead of directly on your computer or server has a lot … Continue reading 

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