How to build a Sample Album Viewer application using Windows containers

This tutorial walks you through building and running the sample Album Viewer application with Windows containers. The Album Viewer app is an ASP.NET Core application, maintained by Microsoft MVP Rick Strahl. There is a fork at dockersamples/dotnet-album-viewer which uses Docker Windows containers. Docker isn’t just for new apps built with .NET Core. You can run […]

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What is Kubernetes Scheduler and why do you need it? – KubeLabs Glossary

If you are keen to understand why Kubernetes Pods are placed onto a particular cluster node, then you have come to the right place. This detailed guide talks about the Kubernetes schedulers and how it works. It also covers the concepts like Node-Affinity, taints and tolerations. In Kubernetes, scheduling refers to making […]

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How to build and run a Python app in a container – Docker Python Tutorial

In May 2021, over 80,000 developers participated in StackOverFlow Annual Developer survey. Python traded places with SQL to become the third most popular language. Docker is a containerization tool used for spinning up isolated, reproducible application environments. It is a popular development tool for Python developers. The tutorials and articles here […]

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5 Best Redis Tutorials and Free Resources for all Levels

If you’re a developer looking out for Redis related resources, then you have finally arrived at the right place. With more than 51,000 GitHub stars, 20,000 forks, and 528 contributors, Redis is an incredibly popular open source project supported by a vibrant community. But developers don’t just use Redis, they love it. Stack Overflow’s 2021 Developer […]

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Running Automated Tasks with a CronJob over Kubernetes running on Docker Desktop 4.1.1

Docker Desktop 4.1.1 got released last week. This latest version support Kubernetes 1.21.5 that was made available recently by the Kubernetes community. There were couple of new features announced with this latest version of Kubernetes. For example, CronJobs graduated to the stable version for the first time, Immutable Secrets and […]

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Top Kubernetes Tools You Need for 2021 – Devtron

Thanks to Collabnix community members Abhinav Dubey, Ashutosh Kale and Vinodkumar Mandalapu for all the collaboration and contribution towards these blog post series. What’s the biggest benefit you’ve seen for your business or team from adopting Kubernetes? What are the primary reasons your organization is using Kubernetes? Which areas of the Kubernetes tech stack need to mature […]

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Top Kubernetes Tools You Need for 2021 – K3d and Portainer

Thanks to Collabnix community members Abhinav Dubey, Ashutosh Kale and Vinodkumar Mandalapu for all the collaboration and contribution towards this blog post series. In the last blog post, we discussed about the rising pain of Enterprise businesses and the popular tools “Popeye – A Kubernetes Cluster Sanitizer”. Under this blog, we will cover two of […]

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Getting Started with Docker and AI workloads on NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Platform

If you’re an IoT Edge developer and looking out to build and deploy the production-grade end-to-end AI robotics applications, then check out a highly powerful and robust NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier developer platform. The NVIDIA® Jetson AGX Xavier™ Developer Kit provides a full-featured development platform designed for IoT Edge developers […]

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Visualizing Time Series Data directly over IoT Edge device using Dockerized RedisTimeSeries & Grafana

Application developers look to Redis and RedisTimeSeries to work with real-time internet of things (IoT) sensor data. RedisTimeseries is a Redis module to enhance your experience managing time-series data with Redis. It simplifies the use of Redis for time-series use cases such as internet of things (IoT) data, stock prices, […]

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Kubectl for Docker Beginners

Kubectl is a command-line interface for running commands against Kubernetes clusters. kubectl looks for a file named config in the $HOME/.kube directory. You can specify other kubeconfig files by setting the $KUBECONFIG environment variable or by setting the –kubeconfig flag. If you’re a Docker beginner and want to switch to Kubernetes, then this guide will be super useful […]

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5 Minutes to Kubernetes Architecture

Kubernetes (a.k.a K8s) is an open-source container-orchestration system which manages the containerised applications and takes care of the automated deployment, storage, scaling, scheduling, load balancing, updates(rolling-updates), self-healing, batch-execution and monitoring of containers across clusters of hosts. Kubernetes was originally developed by Google labs and later donated to Cloud Native Computing […]

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A First Look at Portainer 2.0 CE – Now with Kubernetes Support

Irrespective of the immaturity of the container ecosystem and lack of best practices, the adoption of Kubernetes is massively growing for legacy modernization and cloud-native applications. Cloud-native applications require a high degree of infrastructure automation and specialized operations skills, which are not commonly found in enterprise IT organizations. Kubernetes has […]

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Deploy your AWS EKS cluster with Terraform in 5 Minutes

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (a.k.a Amazon EKS) is a fully managed service that helps make it easier to run Kubernetes on AWS. Through EKS, organisations can run Kubernetes without installing and operating a Kubernetes control plane or worker nodes. Simply put, EKS is a managed containers-as-a-service (CaaS) that drastically simplifies […]

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Jenkins X Cloud Native CI/CD with TestProject

Building microservices isn’t merely breaking up a monolithic software application into a collection of smaller services. When shifting to microservices, there are best practices developers must adopt. It becomes equally important to learn microservices development best practices, optimizing which languages to use, using an opinionated stack and pre-configured pipeline, and […]

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Top 50 Kubernetes Interview Questions For You

Kubernetes provides a container-centric management environment. It orchestrates computing, networking, and storage infrastructure on behalf of user workloads. This provides much of the simplicity of Platform as a Service (PaaS) with the flexibility of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and enables portability across infrastructure provider. Below are top 50 interview […]

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5 Minutes to RedisInsight running on Single Node Kubernetes Cluster on Docker Desktop for Mac

If you are looking out for a tool which can inspect your Redis data, monitor health, and perform runtime server configuration with a browser-based management interface for your Redis deployment, then I would recommend “RedisInsight”. RedisInsight is built by RedisLabs, offered free of cost and help in gaining insights into […]

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Pico goes Cloudless: Running RTMP & Nginx for Video Streaming using Docker on Jetson Nano locally

I conducted Pico workshop for University students (Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore & the University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun) back in October 2019 where I demonstrated Live Object detection and analytics using Docker, AWS Rekognition System and Apache Kafka. The whole idea of Pico project is to simplify […]

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Building Your First Certified Kubernetes Cluster On-Premises (Part 3) – Support of Kubernetes on Windows

In Part 1 of this blog series, I demonstrated how to deploy a certified Kubernetes cluster on-premises using Docker Enterprise 3.0. I showcased how to install kubectl & install MySQL using Helm. In Part 2 of this blog series, I demonstrated how to build and configure Kubernetes external storage provisioner […]

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A Complete Guide to build Certified Kubernetes Cluster using Docker Enterprise 3.0 on Bare Metal System – Part-I

Did you know? Over 800+ enterprise organizations use Docker Enterprise for everything from modernizing traditional applications to microservices and data science. Over 96% of enterprise IT organizations are unable to manage Kubernetes on their own and one of the common reason is due to its inherent complexity. Undoubtedly, Kubernetes is […]

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Kubernetes Cluster on Bare Metal System Made Possible using MetalLB

If you try to setup Kubernetes cluster on bare metal system, you will notice that Load-Balancer always remain in the “pending” state indefinitely when created. This is expected because Kubernetes, by default does not offer an implementation of network load-balancer for bare metal cluster. In a cloud-enabled Kubernetes cluster, you […]

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Top 5 Cool Projects around Docker, Raspberry Pi & Blinkt! ~ Monitoring Docker Swarm using LEDs – Part I

Two week back, I travelled to Jaipur, around 1000+ miles from Bangalore for delivering one of Docker Session. I was invited as a Guest Speaker for “IIEC Connect” event conducted by LinuxWorld Inc. held in GD Badaya Auditorium, Jaipur which accommodated around 500-600+ engineering students. It was an amazing experience […]

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How to create a Local Private Docker Registry on Play with Docker in 5 Minutes?

DockerHub is a service provided by Docker for finding and sharing container images with your team. It is the world’s largest repository of container images with an array of content sources including container community developers, open source projects and independent software vendors (ISV) building and distributing their code in containers. […]

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How I built ARM based Docker Images for Raspberry Pi using buildx CLI Plugin on Docker Desktop?

2 weeks back in Dockercon 2019 San Francisco, Docker & ARM demonstrated the integration of ARM capabilities into Docker Desktop Community for the first time. Docker & ARM unveiled go-to-market strategy to accelerate Cloud, Edge & IoT Development. These two companies have planned to streamline the app development tools for […]

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Docker 19.03.0 Pre-Release: Fast Context Switching, Rootless Docker, Sysctl support for Swarm Services

Last week Docker Community Edition 19.03.0 Beta 1 was announced and release notes went public here.Under this release, there were numerous exciting features which were introduced for the first time. Some of the notable features include – fast context switching, rootless docker, sysctl support for Swarm services, device support for […]

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Meet K3s – A Lightweight Kubernetes Distribution for Raspberry Pi Cluster

To implement a microservice architecture and a multi-cloud strategy, Kubernetes today has become a key enabling technology. The bedrock of Kubernetes remains the orchestration and management of Linux containers, to create a powerful distributed system for deploying applications across a hybrid cloud environment. Said that, Kubernetes has become the de-facto […]

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