Virtualization 3 of 4 – Containers

In broad terms, virtualization of computing resource is about isolation of resources at different levels. We have covered hypervisor-based virtualization in the other post. In this article, we continue to dive into OS level virtualization. Remember again that the gist of virtualization is isolation of resource. To support OS level virtualization, the OS must have … Read moreVirtualization 3 of 4 – Containers

Virtualization 1 of 4 – Hypervisor

In broad terms, virtualization of computing resource is about isolation of resources, at different levels. There are five levels of virtualization: In my context I deal mostly with OS level and HAL (hardware abstraction layer) level of virtualization. In loose terms, the word containerization refers to OS level virtualization, while the word virtualization is exclusively … Read moreVirtualization 1 of 4 – Hypervisor

Docker network

Reading notes of “Docker DeepDive”. Docker networking is backed by libnetwork, which is an implementation of Container Network Model (CNM), an open-source pluggable architecture designed to provide networking to containers. Libnetwork also provides native service discovery and basic container load balancing solution. Docker networking also involves some drivers that extend the CNM model with specific … Read moreDocker network

Setup WSL2 (and Docker) on Windows 10

This is not for Linux snobs, but rather for those who are stuck with a Windows work laptop, have to deal with Linux on a daily basis, and are not a fan of PuTTY. This posting provides the steps to setup Windows 10 so you get a work environment closer to a Linux one. The … Read moreSetup WSL2 (and Docker) on Windows 10

Docker Compose, Docker Stack and Docker Swarm

This posting covers some basic docker orchestration tools. Docker Compose Docker Compose’s predecessor is a tool called Fig developed by Orchard, which was acquired by Docker in 2014, with Fig renamed to Docker Compose. Docker Compose is the official container management tool. It is essentially a python script that parses yaml file, to make Docker … Read moreDocker Compose, Docker Stack and Docker Swarm