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In the sixth and final part of our series on migrating the entire RightScale platform to Docker, we explain how we were able to achieve our dual goals of accelerating development and saving (a lot) of money.Read more
Docker containers provide a new, portable approach to packaging and deploying services and applications. They are being deployed alongside traditional applications in cloud environments, virtual servers, and, increasingly, on bare-metal servers. Many applications will combine containers, traditional VMs, and other external services. As a result, enterprise IT teams are seeking to manage...Read more
In the fifth part of our series on migrating our entire RightScale platform to Docker, we cover how we increased velocity and iteration in development and test by leveraging Docker for local development on developer laptops.Read more
In the fourth update in our series on migrating the entire RightScale platform to Docker, we explain why designing a structured process to organize, store, and pass inputs will help us meet our goals of reusing Docker images across our set of use cases.Read more
In the third update on our progress with migrating the entire RightScale platform to Docker, we share how we codified standards and conventions between Dev and Ops to ensure consistency and a symmetrical knowledge exchange.Read more
In the second article in a series on why we are going all in and migrating the entire RightScale platform to Docker, we share our “Docker Bible” on how we are bootstrapping the entire engineering team to deliver quickly while avoiding wasted time and effort.Read more
When Docker came along two years ago, it generated cautious optimism at RightScale. Since then, we have validated the cloud cost savings and agility benefits we’ll derive from “going all in” and migrating completely to Docker.Read more