12 Fractured Apps (Reloaded)

Three years ago Kelsey Hightower wrote a great article on how to refactor your applications correctly when going "cloud-native". A customer visit this week put me back in time, as the challenge was to containerize JBoss instances synchronizing via NFS... »

Inside Docker's "FROM scratch"

Statically compiled languages, like Go, are quiet popular these days. In combination with another blockbuster technology, Docker containers, a big advantage is the minimal size of the resulting container image. This can be achieved by using the special Docker "scratch" image. But how does it look like inside "FROM scratch"? [continue to read] »