Tag Archives: coreos

Cluster Control with Etcd and Docker

Adding and removing hosts for live multi-server sites is a lot easier with technology such as Docker and etcd. Docker containers make it easy to create a template for a new server that you want to spin up, such as a new web server, but you have to connect all the servers together by configuration files when you […]

Docker, Distributed Systems, and Why it Matters to Magento (Part 2)

In Part 1 I talked about the reasons behind why I believe a Docker based distributed Magento installation makes sense. In this post I continue with how it could work and some of the problems to overcome. Hosting Provider Images Getting onto a hosted solution, it is easy to get an Ubuntu or similar distribution […]

Docker Containers – Better and Faster Virtualization

Last post I looked at Vagrant. This post I look at Docker. I started dubious about a Linux only solution, but the more I looked, the more I liked. I think Docker will be big. Docker Docker allows you to define light weight application containers based on Linux cgroups (controller groups). For example, you might […]