minimesos 0.11.1 – Docker on Mac and improved default resources

 

by Frank Scholten

Apache Mesos

Today we released minimesos 0.11.1. In this version we made a couple of improvements. Docker on Mac is now supported, the default resources of a new minimesos cluster are increased and the Marathon command is now configurable. You can install the new version using the usual installer command: curl -sSL https://minimesos.org/install | sh. The Docker images are available on Docker Hub and the jar is available via Jitpack. Minimesos is the experimentation and testing tool for Apache Mesos and features a Vagrant-like workflow and a Java API.

Docker on Mac support

By popular request we now support Docker on Mac! Docker on Mac runs Docker containers inside xhyve, a lightweight virtualization solution. In order for minimesos to communicate with the containers the port of the master has to be mapped to the port on the VM. Therefore when minimesos starts and detects it is running on Mac OS X it will automatically run with --mapPortsToHost.

Default resources

We increased the default resources of a default minimesos cluster to 4 and the amount of ram to 1024 MB

Keep in touch

Thanks for reading! Keep in touch by commenting on the blog, talking to us at @minimesos and @ContainerSoluti or ask a question on the mailing list. Do you have an idea on how to improve minimesos? Please open an issue or add a PR at the minimesos Github repo. We hope you find minimesos useful. See you next time!

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Frank Scholten

Senior Software Engineer at Container Solutions
Frank is a senior software engineer at Container Solutions. He focuses on Cloud Native applications with DC/OS and Apache Mesos, containers and Continuous Delivery. He created minimesos, the experimentation and testing tool for Apache Mesos. He is enthusiastic about Open Source software development, process improvement and automation in particular. Drawing on experience from a wide range of projects he is always on the lookout for new technologies, methods and ways to improve things and likes to write on speak on these topics.

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