While Docker was conceived only as a PaaS solution, web hosts are now realizing Docker’s potential in specialized application hosting such as WordPress hosting. (more…)
Containers are taking over the world. From VPSs to application hosting, more and more companies now use container technologies such as Docker, LXC and OpenVZ. The latest entrant to this list is rkt, pronounced as rocket.
Bullet proof Django security – How application isolation in Docker improves security in Django servers
When it comes to security, the rule of thumb is, any open vulnerability WILL be exploited sooner than later. Django provides a strong foundation for to build secure web applications, but is that enough? What about server security? It is not uncommon for secure web apps to be hacked due to poor server security. (more…)
Docker runs on 13 major operating systems that include RHEL, Ubuntu, openSUSE, Arch Linux, and others. However, these operating systems are full-featured distributions, and are an over-kill for container based services. (more…)
If you are an early adopter of Docker, chances are that you are running it on a popular distro like Red Hat, CentOS or Ubuntu. This was the case with a few web application systems we managed. We soon realized that the extra services that CentOS ran just ate up resources and was not really required by Docker. It only needs a kernel. (more…)