Storing Yipee application layouts in Kubernetes

Introduction We wanted an on-premise version of yipee.io with a smaller footprint than our SaaS product. For an initial POC we decided to pursue an alternate dashboard for Kubernetes, utilizing the application editor from yipee.io. Instead of creating and storing...

Benefits of Docker For Development

Enthusiasm for Docker continues to grow at a remarkable rate. From a datacenter point of view, Docker offers the potential for a large increase in the number of applications that can run on a single piece of hardware. That alone is reason enough for IT, cloud...

Decoding Docker Container Terminology

Docker use has grown exponentially since its introduction, but the associated terminology can be confusing for new Docker users, and sometimes even for more experienced Docker users. Hopefully this post will help you understand some of the most fundamental terms and...

Orchestration Environments for Docker Applications

Why Orchestrate? Your application is likely built from multiple components. It’s not unusual for Docker-based application deployments to have double-digit numbers of containers. Operators of such apps typically use orchestrators to manage the application...

Go as Implementation Language for Web Service APIs

If you write web service API implementations, it’s worth considering the Go programming language. A go implementation is particularly well-suited to deployment in docker. Go executables are self-contained and statically-linked, so no elaborate base image is...