What's the best AWS Compute option for your project?
There are many good reasons why you should move to the cloud and AWS in particular. Benefit from the latest innovations or consume sophisticated technology as a commodity (relational databases, Hadoop clusters, data warehouses, …) to lower your time to ...Read more
In the making: Rapid Docker on AWS Video Course
In October 2019, we released Rapid Docker on AWS as an eBook. Today, we launch early access to our new Video Course. Rapid Docker on AWS is designed for DevOps engineers and web developers who want to run dockerized web applications on AWS. We lead you ...Read more
Dockerizing Ruby on Rails
Did you dockerize your Ruby on Rails application already? You definitely should! Read on to learn why and how. Shipping software is a challenge. Endless installation instructions explain in detail how to install and configure an application as well as a...Read more
How to dockerize your Node.js Express application for AWS Fargate?
Checklist: Is your application ready for a container cluster?
Is your application ready to run on a container cluster? Use this checklist to find out whether you are good to deploy your application on Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) and AWS Fargate or any other container cluster solution. Does your applica...Read more
How to dockerize your Python Django application for AWS Fargate?
The biggest game-changer for Docker on AWS was the announcement of AWS Fargate. Operating Docker containers could not be easier. With AWS Fargate, you launch Docker containers in the cloud without any need to manage virtual machines. Django is a popular...Read more
Resilient task scheduling with ECS Fargate
Many applications use scheduled jobs to automate recurring tasks, such as: Generating and sending a monthly report. Disabling users who haven’t logged in for more than 365 days. Deleting stale data from the database. Doing so is simple, as long as an...Read more
Rapid Docker on AWS out now
As a developer or DevOps engineer, you want to focus on shipping great experiences to your customers. Therefore, we have designed a fast and easy way to bundle your application into Docker containers and run them on Amazon’s worldwide infrastructure in ...Read more
Rapid CI/CD with CodeBuild to deploy PHP and Docker
This blog post is an excerpt of our book Rapid Docker on AWS where you can find examples for other programming languages as well. There are many options available when you are looking for ways to implement a deployment pipeline. You might have heard a...Read more
Dockerizing legacy applications with confd
This blog post is an excerpt of our book Rapid Docker on AWS. A legacy application typically uses files to read configuration parameters. But working with configuration files is cumbersome when building Docker images for the use with ECS (EC2 or Farga...Read more