Tag : stateful applications

eBook: Containerizing Traditional Applications

If you are in the IT industry then chances are obvious that you have heard of application container technology like Docker that provides standards-based image packaging and standards-based runtime management of the application components. Containers securely share the host Operating System (OS) and kernel, and hence are fast to deploy and make efficient use of…

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Containerizing Stateful Applications

Credit: Shutterstock Can stateful applications be containerized? Or are containers only good for stateless applications? In this post I will describe different kinds of application state, and discuss how to address containerization for each of these. This article was first posted on InfoWorld at: http://bit.ly/2c0Ebes  Introduction Application container technology, like Docker Engine, provides standards based packaging…

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Managing MongoDB Clusters with Docker and Nirmata

This is the second post in my series on managing clustered services with Nirmata. My previous post showed how to manage Zookeeper clusters. In this post, I will cover managing MongoDB clusters with Nirmata. You can skip this introduction if you have already read the previous post. Cloud native applications may use several backing services,…

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Managing Zookeeper Clusters with Docker and Nirmata

A cloud native application may use several backing services, for things like messaging and data management. Typically these backing services are deployed separately from the application services, so multiple application instances (environments) can utilize them. Also, these backing services typically run as a cluster. In this blog post, I will show you how you can use…

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