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Running your own Docker Registry

Running your own docker registry can be handy and secure if you just need to keep your docker containers somewhere safe and not out for the public to utilize.  In this post, I will walk you through setting up a docker registry on an Ubuntu Server system.

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TERRAFORM MODULE FOR PUPPET IN DOCKER

You may have heard about running puppet in docker described in Gareth Rushgrove’s post on puppet.com called Running Puppet software in Docker containers. I took that post a step or two further and created a Terraform module that deploys a puppet environment to a Nomad cluser. This post goes over the process of using that module. […]

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PUPPET IN DOCKER AS A SERVICE

Puppet is a great tool for configuration management. The biggest problem I have found with Puppet is in a large (1000+) nodes in a production environment. Using Puppet Enterprise you have to move from the large monolithic servers to a model that splits out the puppet services to different servers. This adds a great deal […]

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MESOS DOCKER CONTAINER CONFIGURATION

Mesos comes with it’s own container technology which is pretty cool in and of itself but it also has the option to make use of Docker to manage containers. This opens up a lot of possibilites for your mesos cluster. If you have been following my posts about mesos then you should have a basic mesos cluster […]

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PUPPET IN DOCKER AND KUBERNETES

Recently puppet has described a way of bringing up a Puppet environment in Docker. This, I believe, can have huge implications if you are using Puppet in your Enterprise! Where before you either had to have a huge monolithic server to run puppet or you had to split the services (puppetdb, puppet masters, MoMs, etc) onto […]

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DEPLOYING RED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUX ATOMIC HOST

In past articles I talked about CoreOS as my choice for operating system for deploying Docker Containers. If you are in a production environment that uses RHEL then you may not have this option. This post will cover how to use RHEL Atomic Host to achieve the same results if you work in a company […]

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Docker Puppet Test Environment

Docker gives us many advantages in that we will be able to use our container on several different types of systems. Another reason I chose to use Docker for my module testing is because of Ruby. Puppet is based on Ruby and therefor comes with all its problems. Ruby gems require specific versions of other […]