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12 Mar 2017

Containers why we are here

Everything unnecessary in your system could be a very stupid vulnerability. We already spoke about this idea in the capability chapter and the same rule exists when we build an image. Having tiny images with only what our application needs to run is not just a goal in terms of distribution but also in terms of cost of maintenance and security.


28 Dec 2016

About your images, security tips

Everything unnecessary in your system could be a very stupid vulnerability. We already spoke about this idea in the capability chapter and the same rule exists when we build an image. Having tiny images with only what our application needs to run is not just a goal in terms of distribution but also in terms of cost of maintenance and security.


14 Dec 2016

Docker registry to ship and manage your containers.

Build and Run containers is important but ship them out of your laptop is the best part! A Registry is used to store and manage your images and all your layers. You can use a storage to upload and download them across your servers and to share them with your colleagues.


18 Nov 2016

Continuous Integration and silent checks. You are looking in the wrong place

Bad and good practice when you setup a continuous integration job. Silent checks are not a good practice but analyze your code is the perfect way to understand how your codebase is evolving.


15 Nov 2016

Docker Bench Security

Container security is a hot topic because today containers are everywhere also in production. It means that we need to trust this technology and start to think about best practices and tools to make our container environment safe.


10 Nov 2016

Chef Server startup notes

Docker The fundamental is the second chapter of my book Scale Docker. Drive your boat like a captain. I decided to share free the second chapter of the book. It covers getting started with Docker. It's a good tutorial for people that are no idea about how container means and how docker works.


25 Aug 2016

Docker The fundamentals

Docker The fundamental is the second chapter of my book Scale Docker. Drive your boat like a captain. I decided to share free the second chapter of the book. It covers getting started with Docker. It's a good tutorial for people that are no idea about how container means and how docker works.


25 Aug 2016

Be smart like your healthcheck

In a distributed system environment has a simple way to know the status of your server help you do understand if it's ready to go in production. HealthCheck is simple and common but design a good one can help you do avoid strange behaviors. Docker 1.12 supports healthcheck and we in this blog I share an example of implementation.


25 Aug 2016

Build opinions to become wise

As a Software Engineer you need to build your own opinions about different topics like: linux or window? Editor or IDE? Containers or VM? There are different developers just for this reason. Make, share and change your opinions is the best way to grow. Not only like developer but also like human.


24 Aug 2016

Watch demo about Docker 1.12 made during Docker Meetup

Docker 1.12 contains a lot of news about orchestration and production. During August Docker Meetup in Dublin I presented with a demo a set of new features around this new release.


14 Aug 2016

“Microservices and common parts"

When you think about microservices and distributed system there are a lot of parts that usually all your services require. Logging, monitoring, testing, distribution. Manage them in the best way it's one of the reason of success for your distributed system. In this article I shared few of this parts with some feedback to design them in a good way.


12 Jul 2016

What Distributed System means

I will speak about service discovery, micro services, container, virtual machines, schedulers, cloud, scalability and latency I hope to have, at the end of this experience a good number of posts in order to share what I know and how I work and approach this kind of challenges.


02 Jul 2016

Symfony and InfluxDB to monitor PHP application

How monitoring your Symfony and PHP applications with InfluxDB.


20 Jun 2016

Docker 1.12 orchestration built-in

Docker 1.12 adds different new features around orchestration, scaling and deployment, in this article I am happy to share some tests I did with this version


24 Apr 2016

A little bit of refactoring

Strategy to refactoring your code. Tricks about performance from PHPKonf Istanbul Conference.


01 Apr 2016

Docker inside docker and overview about Jenkins 2

A little overview about Jenkins 2 but the main topic of the article is about how run docker inside docker to start a continuous integration system inside a container


25 Mar 2016

Happy docker's birthday and thanks

Just a post to say thanks docker for your awesome community and happy birthday!


21 Feb 2016

Some days of work vs Jenkins CI

I love Jenkins CI is a beautiful and stable project to run job and manage continuous integration and deploy pipeline, few days ago I worked to improve the delivery pipeline in CurrencyFair and I started to do some thought about this topic, here my internal battle vs Jenkins CI


21 Feb 2016

ChatOps create your IRC bot in Go

ChatOps is a strong topic it is growing day by day because now with the IaaS are allowed a new way to manage your infrastacture provide for you an API layer. You can implement it to create your automation layer. A pretty bot is a good assistence


18 Feb 2016

InfluxDB PHP 1.3.0 is ready to go

InfluxDB is a time series database, it helps us to manage matrics, point and offert a stack of tools to collect and see this type of data. I am a maintainer of InfluxDB PHP integration. In this past I describe the news provided by new relesae 1.3.0


14 Dec 2015

Swarm scales docker for free

Docker is an awesome tool to manage your container. Swarm helps you to scale your containers on more servers.


14 Dec 2015

Docker and wordpress for a better world

Docker and wordpress to guarantee scalability, flexibilty and isolation. A lot of webagencies install all wordpress in the same server but how can they manage a disaster? AWS with Elastic Container Service could be a more professional solution.


01 Nov 2015

FastEventManager, only an event manager

Penny a PHP framework made of components, write your microframework made of symfony, zend framework and other components.


27 Oct 2015

Penny PHP framework made of components

Penny a PHP framework made of components, write your microframework made of symfony, zend framework and other components.


15 Sep 2015

vim composer 0.3.0 is ready

vim-composer is a plugin to manage integration between composer and vim


08 Jul 2015

Staging environment on demand with AWS Cloudformation

Build your stagin environment on demand with AWS Cloudformation


21 May 2015

Build your Zend Framework Console Application

ZF\Console is a component written by zf-campus and Apigility organization that help you to build console application using different Zend Framework components


21 May 2015

Test your Symfony Controller and your service with PhpUnit

Test your Symfony Controller with PhpUnit. You expect that if one parameter is true your action get a service by Dependence Injcation and use it!


21 Feb 2015

The price of modularity

The modularity is not only a beautiful word, It has roles and a price.


14 Jan 2015

Zend Framework release 2.3.4

Zend Framework release 2.3.4


06 Jan 2015

Influx DB and PHP implementation

InfluxDB a time series database and PHP integration


21 Nov 2013

Zf2 Event, base use

Zend Framework 2 base use of Events and Event manager


21 Nov 2013

Git global gitignore

Git, manage global gitignote files or direcories


14 Sep 2013

Vagrant Up, slide and first talk

Gianluca Arbezzano, developer, Italian, why open this blog?


22 Aug 2013

Zend Framework 2 - Console usage a speed help

Zend Framework 2, console usage, write a speed console helper


18 Aug 2013

Croazia!

Gianluca Arbezzano, Italian, croazia


09 Aug 2013

Generale Jekyll sitemap without plugin

Generate sitemap for Jekyll blog, without plugin


26 Jul 2013

Zend Framework 2 - How do you implement log service?

Implementation of logger service in Zend Framework 2


22 Jul 2013

Why this blog?

Gianluca Arbezzano, developer, Italian, why open this blog?