Best Docker Container Tools and Resources

Docker is one of the fastest-growing technologies in 2020, and with good reason. Dockeris a piece of software for performing virtualization. Essentially, Docker mimics the environment that an operating system provides. However, it uses containers to make sure these...
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Docker Vs Virtual Machines Explained

Docker is a software solution for performing virtualization. With so many eyes on this cloud computing technology, it is hard to distinguish between Docker containers and virtual machines as two different technologies. 
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Docker Vs Kubernetes Explained

If you’re aiming for a microservices-based architecture, you might have heard about Docker and Kubernetes. Docker and Kubernetes are tools you use in the lifecycle of a containerized application.
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Kubernetes Tutorial: Running a Rails App in Kubernetes

As stated on their website, "Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications." Here we'll take a Rails app, create an image using a Dockerfile, and let Kubernetes manage the containers for us. We will...
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Building a Vagrant Box from Start to Finish

Note: This article was originally published at tylerbird.org. It was recently updated for publication on the Engine Yard blog. The goal of Vagrant is to make it simple to create a local development environment so that you’d never want to do it another way again. You...
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Using Docker for Rails in a Production Environment

Need to know the options for running Rails in production? Using Docker for Rails may be the way to go. Running a Rails application in production requires installing Ruby and other packages. It's not difficult and configuration management system like Chef or Ansible...
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