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Orchestration of Docker Containers has a new competitor….Docker

Posted by Chris on June 29, 2016






Kind of surprising that Docker Orchestration has focused on Kubernetes, Mesos, Cattle or other solutions. Where has Docker been? That was answered at DockerCon 2016 last week in Seattle. Here are some of the features that put Docker into the conversation as they are inherent in the core Docker 1.12: https://blog.docker.com/2016/06/docker-1-12-built-in-orchestration/

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Auto-scale obviates the need for Load Testing?

Posted by Chris on June 29, 2016






Does the advent of Auto-scale, or scale-out policies in private and public cloud infrastructure spell the doom of load testing technology like LoadUI, Load Runner, JMeter etc? Surprisingly, I heard this from several customers that I spoke with. “Just throw hardware at the problem and all is good!” From our perspective the answer is no. […]

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SwaggerHub integrations

Posted by Chris on June 28, 2016






SwaggerHub, by Smartbear, is a focus by Tony Tam and his team in using the Swagger API document as a central coordinator in various API activities including client generation, server generation, API management, test automation, and service virtualization. SwaggerHub integrations take these features and trigger activities such as Service Virtualization, AWS API Gateway setup and […]

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Docker for Mac (Beta) vs Docker Toolbox

Posted by Chris on June 28, 2016






Dockercon 2016 announced various themes around simplification including the developer experience. In order to deliver a training class for a partner of ours, we built a docker image to package the training software. We gave Docker for Mac a try and compared it to Docker Toolbox for Mac. Below are some of the Docker for […]

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Controlling StaXON processing in WSO2 for JSON Arrays

Posted by Chris on June 20, 2016






If you are in the process of attempting to adjust what the embedded streaming XML API solution does then consider using XSLT and XML Processing Instructions. StAXON supports the use of processing instructions to control the creation of an array, even if there is only a single object. Prior to the element which you would […]

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Dockercon 16

Posted by Chris on June 20, 2016






HKM is attending Dockercon 16, in Seattle this week. We will provide a quick summary of the new features being announced and some of the interesting vendor technology on display. One of the biggest themes is the move Docker is making into embedding container orchestration features into the core Docker platform. This puts Docker into […]

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Spring boot, Docker, Kubernetes

Posted by Chris on June 17, 2016






Nice introduction to microservice using Spring Boot, Docker and Kubernetes by Google:

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