Dependencies between services in docker-compose

Here’s a question: can Docker Compose wait for a service to be ready (healthy) before starting a dependant one?

Apparently I’m not the only one to be puzzled by this.

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Not so recent news in container tech

I prepared a demo for my team with (not so) recent news in container tech I discovered. Here it is.

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Unpack container image using docker-py

This is just a quick blog post. I’ve seen a bunch of questions on docker-py’s issue tracker about how to extract a container image using docker-py and get_archive (a.k.a. docker export).

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Building Container Images with Buildah and Ansible

Update: I started a tool which simplifies all of this into a single command: TomasTomecek/ab.

Do you use Ansible roles to provision your infrastructure? And would you like to use those very same roles to create container images? You came to the right place!

We are working on a project (and you problably heard of it already) called Ansible Container. It’s not just about creation of container images. It covers the complete workflow of a containerized application. From build, local run, test to deploy.

In this blog post, I would like to show you how Ansible Container does those builds — from an Ansible role to a container image.

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Ansible Container usage

Greg told me at AnsibleFest that we don’t know how many users Ansible Container has. PyPI no longer directly provides information about downloads. Except… I recently stumbled upon this blog post which talks about getting download stats for PyPI packages using Google BigQuery. So let’s do that!

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LinuxCon ContainerCon Europe 2016

Here are my assorted notes from some ${subject} talks.

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