Month: September 2020

Docker Open Sources Compose for Amazon ECS and Microsoft ACI

Today we are open sourcing the code for the Amazon ECS and Microsoft ACI Compose integrations. This is the first time that Docker has made Compose available for the cloud, allowing developers to take their Compose projects they were running locally and deploy them to the cloud by simply switching context. With Docker focusing on …

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The start-up Valley of Death: what it is and how to power through it

It’s a well-known fact that most start-ups fail. What’s less well-known is that most tech start-up failures are caused by the same typical challenges. Facing them with your eyes open can increase your chances of success. Here at DevOpsGroup, we’re fans of Howard Love’s book The Start-Up J Curve. Love suggests the common belief that …

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Extreme Testing with Karthik Gaekwad

Episode #2 of The DroidDevCast Series  Shifting to DevOps means new approaches to development, operations, and testing. To paraphrase Larry Smith, DevOps teams must test early, test often, and test like they mean business. This where the practice of adopting extreme testing methodology can be extremely valuable. Esper recently launched The DroidDev Cast, a podcast on …

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So, you’re doing DevOps. But what about self-service?

The big question for any tech scale-up is how to grow revenue without a parallel increase in underlying costs. Boosting teams’ productivity levels is the simple answer. But achieving this without risking burnout, system instability and high levels of technical debt is not so straightforward. This is where DevOps ways of working come to the …

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Check out the Azure CLI experience now available in Desktop Stable

Back in May we announced the partnership between Docker and Microsoft to make it easier to deploy containerized applications from the Desktop to the cloud with Azure Container Instances (ACI). Then in June we were able to share the first version of this as part of a Desktop Edge release, this allowed users to use …

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