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May 9, 2017Case Study: Wearable Tech powered by Docker and Triton by Luc Juggery, Co-Founder, TRAXxs
High-quality IoT apps can be challenging to build and scale with traditional monolithic services architectures. The backends serving millions of device end points are often plagued by server-side concurrency bottlenecks generated by synchronous server threads. Microservices built with Node.js are being used to solve this design problem, primarily due to its asynchronous event-based architecture and high concurrency characteristics.
May 4, 2017DockerCon video: simplify container orchestration and turbocharge Docker Compose by Casey Bisson
Getting started with container orchestration and scheduling systems, like Kubernetes, is relatively simple, but as your deployment grows it gets complicated fast. There are ways to reduce that complexity, and even eliminate cluster management. We will share a simpler approach that leverages Docker Compose (in ways you may not know are possible) and the Autopilot Pattern for application micro-orchestration. The Autopilot Pattern works with any container scheduler, but for many applications and use cases we’ve found that this design pattern, combined with smart use of Docker Compose, provides the most elegant and scalable solution.
May 2, 2017Docker commands on Triton by Alexandra White
We recently deployed the Triton Docker CLI, which will ensure you're using known good, tested versions of Docker on Triton. Learn how to provision and manage Docker containers on Triton.
April 25, 2017Redis on Autopilot by Jason Pincin
A tutorial on using the Redis Autopilot Pattern blueprint.
April 20, 2017Training: Dockerizing your first application by Alexandra White
Watch our webinar and learn how to dockerize a simple application, run it locally, and then run it in production on Triton Cloud.
April 11, 2017Kubernetes on Triton – the easy way by Fayaz Ghiasy
Follow our tutorial for how to automate running a Kubernetes cluster on Triton with Triton K8s Supervisor. You'll understand how Triton K8s Supervisors—Rancher, Terraform, and Ansible—work together to provision KVMs, install Docker, and setup a Kubernetes environment.
April 11, 2017Kubernetes on Triton – the hard way by Joe Julian - Samsung CNCT
Learn how to deploy Kubernetes by hand, prior to engaging in an automation strategy, on Triton. This post is based on Kelsey Hightower's Kubernetes The Hard Way.
April 4, 2017Fireside Chat: Reflections on Systems We Love by Bryan Cantrill and Jess Frazelle
Thought leader and Google engineer Jess Frazelle joined our CTO, Bryan Cantrill, at Joyent HQ for this unique online session.
Watch as the two reflect on the Systems We Love conference that took place this past December, and as they cover additional systems they love.
April 4, 2017Using custom domains with Triton Container Name Service by Alexandra White
With new extensions like
.wtf, you can find the perfect domain. Triton CNS is the best way to add a custom domains to your application.
March 22, 2017Online Training: Running Node.js Containers in Production with ContainerPilot by Joyent
Wyatt Preul and Casey Bisson of Joyent walk through using Docker with ContainerPilot and Consul. The working application utilizes hapi, Seneca, and InfluxDB. This training will also cover monitoring your containers using Prometheus.
March 15, 2017Joyent + Shippable Fireside Chat by Joyent
Shippable CEO, Avi Cavale and Joyent CTO, Bryan Cantrill join for a fireside chat to learn what both organizations are currently up to, and what contributions are ahead for the microservices ecosystem.
March 9, 2017Getting to know Joyent engineer Jordan Hendricks by Alexandra White
Learn more about the people who make Joyent joyful. Jordan Hendricks, a new member of the engineering team and recent graduate of Brown University, is busy delivering critical new features to Manta.
February 14, 2017Systems We Love comes to Minneapolis by Bryan Cantrill
When we put on the inaugural Systems We Love in December, we didn't really know what to expect. As it turns out, the event was terrific — and now we want to take the show on the road! We are pleased to announce that we're bringing Systems We Love to Minneapolis on March 16th!
February 6, 2017The liberation of RethinkDB by Bryan Cantrill
I have long been a fan of RethinkDB, finding it to hit a sweet spot: developer friendliness (I <3 ReQL!) with Jepsen-grade robustness. This is the same ethos that we aspire to at Joyent, and that RethinkDB was born proprietary but later made open source made it feel like even more of a kindred spirit: I have leapt the chasm twice (first at Sun with what became illumos and then later at Joyent, where we open sourced our entire stack), so I felt I personally understood some of the arduous path that RethinkDB had walked.
February 2, 2017Optimizing your Docker operations for Triton by Casey Bisson
Triton is the best place to run Docker images, but migrating from a world of VMs to a hostless Docker model requires translating some of the operations and thought processes around containers so that you and your containers can truly be free to run on bare metal and scale in the cloud.