In an ideal world, where nothing ever goes wrong, high availability is a topic that never matters. But sadly, the real world scenario is way too different from this ideal situation.
Service failures and machine crashes can happen in the most unexpected times. Such catastrophic events may often lead to business downtime and customer loss. (more…)
In our previous post on configuring ‘Container as a Service’ in oVirt, we discussed how we deployed a scalable Docker infrastructure for application developers. Our first phase of implementation was focused on creating Docker containers within VMs.
The next stage was setting up a management software that enabled app developers to create, scale and delete the Docker containers. We used an open source application called Docker Swarm for this purpose. (more…)
2015 State of the Cloud Survey showed that adoption of Docker technology was a rising trend, with around 48% DevOps companies using it. Docker is an open source project that package applications and run-time binaries into Linux containers. With Docker, developers can define project environments and deploy their apps quickly. (more…)