Joyent Blog

  • April 25, 2017

    Redis on Autopilot by Jason Pincin

    A tutorial on using the Redis Autopilot Pattern blueprint.

  • April 20, 2017

    Training: Dockerizing your first application by Alexandra White Training: Dockerizing your first application

    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, 2017

    Kubernetes 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, 2017

    Kubernetes 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, 2017

    Fireside Chat: Reflections on Systems We Love by Bryan Cantrill and Jess Frazelle Fireside Chat: Reflections on Systems We Love

    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, 2017

    Using custom domains with Triton Container Name Service by Alexandra White Using custom domains with Triton Container Name Service

    With new extensions like `.codes`, `.rocks`, and `.wtf`, you can find the perfect domain. Triton CNS is the best way to add a custom domains to your application.

  • March 22, 2017

    Online Training: Running Node.js Containers in Production with ContainerPilot by Joyent Online Training: Running Node.js Containers in Production with ContainerPilot

    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, 2017

    Joyent + Shippable Fireside Chat by Joyent Joyent + Shippable Fireside Chat

    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, 2017

    Getting 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, 2017

    Systems 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, 2017

    The 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, 2017

    Optimizing 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.

  • January 27, 2017

    Joyent + Hart Fireside Chat by Joyent Joyent + Hart Fireside Chat

    Joyent's CTO Bryan Cantrill and Hart's President, Mo Alkady and Sr. Devops Engineer, Christopher Dickey talked about what both organizations are currently focused on, what challenges they are facing, and what technologies they are using to help solve those existing pain points.

  • January 26, 2017

    Secrets management in the Autopilot Pattern by Tim Gross

    No matter how we deploy our applications, managing secrets invokes the chicken-and-the-egg problem. Applications built with the Autopilot Pattern can be easily made to leverage secrets management services. Learn how to use Hashicorp Vault with Autopilot Pattern applications, with an example showcasing Jenkins CI.