We are cohosting the Gopher Gala 2016

by Carlos Leon

It's official. We're pleased to announce we are going to be co-hosting the Gopher Gala 2016. For those who don't know what this is about, the Gopher Gala is a distributed hackathon where the main programming language to be used is Go. People form groups (one-man armies are also common) and work on an idea for a limited amount of time, submit their ideas and either some jury or the community [...]

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A Tour of Docker at NL Unix User Group

by Melanie Bobbink

Frank Scholten, a Senior Software Engineer at Container Solutions, will give a talk about Docker at the NLUUG - NL Unix User Group - on November 20th.   Docker is a popular Open Source tool that allows you to ship entire applications as containers to a server, VM, or cloud. Traditionally, developers write code using their own tools and hand off a software package to operations engineers, [...]

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Container Solutions at GOTO Berlin

by Melanie Bobbink

On November 6th and 7th Container Solutions will be in Berlin. Adrian Mouat, Chief Scientist at Container Solutions, will give a talk "Achieving Zen through Bundling with Docker". Adrian will give a look at how Docker can be used to provide specialised environments catering to niche requirements by wrapping applications along with their dependencies and configuration. For example, imagine [...]

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Docker Meetup: 170 people at ING

by Melanie Bobbink

The evening of 1st Oct saw the 7th Amsterdam Docker meetup and the largest in its history, with around 170 people in attendance. The event was held for the first time at the ING offices in Haarlemmerweg. The audience were treated to 3 talks: "The Inevitability of Complexity" by Jamie Dobson, "Running Databases Inside Containers" by Marcus Hughes and "How to scale like Twitter using Containers and [...]

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MeetUp: How to scale like Twitter with Ben Hindman, creator of Mesos

by Melanie Bobbink

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 7pm We're back with a bang. Ben Hindman will be coming to speak to us about Apache Mesos! Further speakers and the venue will be announced as-soon-as-confirmed. We're expecting a big turn out so get in early because we have limited capacity. Speaker 1: Benjamin Hindman - How to Scale Like Twitter Using Containers and Apache Mesos Operating at web scale requires [...]

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