Docker - Beginner's tutorial

  • Jan

Docker is a relatively new and rapidly growing project that allows to create very light “virtual machines”. The quotation marks here are important, what Docker allows you to create are not really virtual machines, they’re more akin to chroots on steroids, a lot of steroids. In this tutorial we'll explore what Docker can do for you and how does it do what it does.

Before we continue, let me clear something up. As of right now (4th of January of 2015) Docker works only on Linux, it cannot function natively on Windows or OSX. I’ll be talking about the architecture ...

Salt - Beginners Tutorial

  • Jul

At first learning Salt can seem like a daunting task, which can be if a holistic view of the system is not clear during the process. Here we will list and describe the basic components of Salt and how they interact with each other. This is not a step-by-step guide, the folks at SaltStack (the company that makes Salt) have provided us with great documentation and good step-by-step walkthroughs to get you through your first steps. I recommend you go there after getting a sense of the big picture here.


What is Salt?

Salt is a multi OS  ...