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Immutable Infrastructure and Containers

Immutable infrastructure and containers

It seems like a long time ago since I attended a Docker meetup in NYC where Michael Bryze (Gilt’s CTO) talked about the benefits of immutable infrastructure using Docker. Some people are still skeptical, but we at Tutum are big

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Introducing Overlay Networking for Containers and Dynamic Links in Tutum


At Tutum, our objective is to provide you with the best tools to develop, test and deploy applications in a faster, simpler, yet flexible way. To achieve that, we make use of containers, which provide great benefits in terms of portability

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Protect Your Docker Containers Against Shellshock

Shellshock Vulnerabilities

If we didn’t have enough fun already with Heartbleed, security experts want to keep us entertained with the recently disclosed Shellshock bug. In summary, Shellshock is a set of vulnerabilities discovered in how bash parses environment variables which a malicious user can exploit to execute arbitrary code

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Introducing Boatyard

We are very pleased to announce the first release of Boatyard. Boatyard is an open source project written in Go which provides an easy-to-use API and a web UI to build Docker images from Dockerfiles, TAR archives, and GitHub repositories; and push them

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Creating a Docker image from your code

One of the great developments that Heroku has open sourced are Buildpacks. Buildpacks are a collection of scripts that detect your application language/framework and install the required interpreters, libraries, etc. to run. Buildstep is a great tool developed by progrium which

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Enabling the User namespace in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy

If you have used Docker or Linux Containers (LXC) in the current version of Ubuntu (13.10 Saucy Salamander), you will have noticed that it doesn’t come with the User namespace activated by default: root@server:~# lxc-checkconfig — Namespaces — Namespaces: enabled

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