Docker Desktop Alternatives for macOS

After the news earlier this week that Docker will be introducing charges to the Docker Subscription Service Agreement, as detailed in the Tweet below: We're updating and extending our product subscriptions! New subscription tiers include Personal, Pro, Team, and Business. Details here: https://t.co/pyDetDKGjC #Docker #Subscriptions pic.twitter.com/Or8l6YoIUO — Docker (@Docker) August 31, 2021 I started to think about looking at alternatives, while I use Docker Desktop I did not use it enough to warrant looking at one of the new subscriptions....

September 5, 2021 · 12 min · Russ McKendrick

Launching a local Kubernetes lab using Minikube

I have more and more people at work asking me about Docker and Kubernetes, so I thought it would be good to write down some instructions on bringing up a small test lab on my laptop. I had initially assumed that I would have to spend some time configuring a Vagrant box for this, but then I spotted the Minikube project. Minikube is a tool that makes it easy to run Kubernetes locally....

January 1, 2017 · 4 min · Russ Mckendrick