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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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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Stable V5 Is Now The Default Stack

As mentioned in a previous announcement, Engine Yard has released our latest stack, stable v5. With many feature enhancements and stabilization in the past three months, we are thrilled to announce that we have made stable v5 the default stack for the Engine Yard PaaS...
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Building Rails Applications in Docker

Docker images can provide a powerful interface for deploying your Rails applications. Everything your application needs in order to run can be packaged inside a Docker image. The Docker images can then be deployed from your laptop, staging and to production. This...
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Docker Cookbooks on Engine Yard V5

As described in our V5 announcement post, Engine Yard now supports Docker.
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Cloud in My Coffee - Episode 3 with Gabe Monroy

After a month hiatus, it’s time for your monthly dose of “Cloud in My Coffee”, the monthly video series from the Engine Yard Community Team. This video series features interviews with many of the people that make Engine Yard what it is every day. From the “C” level...
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