March 18, 2016Production Docker Logs on Triton by Tim Gross
docker logs to get our container logs works in development but in production we need to centralize our logs. Triton has support for the syslog, Graylog, and Fluentd log drivers and we can use them to support production-ready log collection.
March 15, 2016New images to run your favorite applications on Triton bare metal infrastructure containers by Christopher Horrell
Enjoy bare metal performance with Joyent's latest releases of Node.js, MongoDB, PostgreSQL and Percona running container-native on Triton.
March 8, 2016Introducing Triton Container Name Service by Casey Bisson
Triton CNS is a free, automated DNS solution that offers consistent and predictable addresses for changing infrastructure. Use Triton CNS as a free, high-performance alternative to virtual IPs and hosted load balancers.
March 8, 2016Modern application blueprint: Node.js + Docker + NoSQL by Tim Gross
This post demonstrates how you can deploy and scale a Node.js application backed by Couchbase and load balanced with Nginx. All the components are running in multiple Docker containers on Triton, and use ContainerPilot to automate discovery and configuration. We're using Docker Compose to deploy the application and scale it across the data center on Triton.
March 3, 2016Implementing the autopilot pattern by Tim Gross
Deploying containerized applications and connecting them together is a challenge because it forces developers to design for operationalization. Autopiloting applications are a powerful design pattern to solving these problems.
February 24, 2016Containerbuddy 1.0 by Tim Gross
Containerbuddy, the open source discovery and configuration helper for applications of all types, is now 1.0!
February 22, 2016MySQL on Autopilot by Tim Gross
DBaaS solutions lock too many doors: we're locked into a service provider and locked out of configuring it as we need. Fortunately, modern operational patterns are emerging that eliminate the complexity of running even sophisticated applications like databases and free us from the lock-in of *aaS. Now we are free to develop on our laptops and deploy to private data centers, combining the simplicity we thought was only possible with *aaS with the portability of running applications on our own terms. Let's take a look at how to do that with MySQL.
January 27, 2016Docker quickstart for Triton by Drew Miller
Docker client applications can launch and control Docker containers across an entire Triton data center as a single Docker host. Learn how to get started in three steps.
January 27, 2016Triton - the new command line experience by Drew Miller
Introducing the Triton command-line tool, complete with usage examples, configuration instructions, and rainbows.
January 22, 2016Unikernels are unfit for production by Bryan Cantrill
Whether people feel that unikernels are wrong-headed and are looking for supporting detail or are unikernel proponents and want to know what the counter-arguments could possibly be, there is clearly a desire to hear the arguments against running unikernels in production.