Playing with Docker 1.13 & Minio

I had some time today, so I thought I would combine two posts I have been planning on writing for a week or two, looking at Docker 1.13 and also Minio. It is important to note before you read further that this post does not cover using Mino as a storage backend for containers. It is about launching a distributed Minio installation in a Docker Swarm cluster and consuming the storage using the Minio command line client and web interface....

January 21, 2017 · 10 min · Russ Mckendrick

UIs for Docker, a follow-up post

Following on from the post I wrote on Portainer; Portainer, a UI for Docker There was a lot of great feedback, like the following from Aleksandr Blekh, Ph.D.; Great post, thank you! Could you briefly clarify why/when one would want to prefer Portainer to Rancher and vice versa. It would be great, if you could also touch on benefits of using Docker UIs versus Kubernetes-based PaaS, specifically OpenShift (which has UI for Docker container management)....

January 15, 2017 · 7 min · Russ Mckendrick

Portainer, a UI for Docker

Part of my daily routine is to go through Reddit, RSS feeds and also wading through the MediaGlasses twitter account where I follow loads of technical people & companies. Over the lat week or so I have seen Portainer mentioned quite a lot, particularly since it has now had over 1M + pulls on the Docker Hub; Looks like Santa left @portainerio a nice christmas gift.. 1 Million @docker Pulls!!! Thank you all for helping us achieve this milestone....

December 29, 2016 · 9 min · Russ Mckendrick