10 10, 2016

Jenkins in a RKT container

By | 2016-10-17T12:13:57+00:00 October 10th, 2016|IT, rkt|0 Comments

I've been writing my own Docker file to deploy a Jenkins container. Jenkins is a build system and we're using rkt (Rocket) to run the container. The official Dockerfile for Jenkins and most other examples where rather big, so I've been slimming ours down a bit. (If you are looking for something a bit more comprehensive, take a look at this really great tutorial over at Riot Games.) I'll probably add more settings as we figure out what could be better, but this is the state of it right now. Let me show you and explain bit by bit. [crayon-5a10f07961947335747528/] This part above states [...]

3 10, 2016

IT environment, part 2: Practical server setup

By | 2016-10-17T12:13:57+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|IT, rkt|0 Comments

In my first blog post I gave a very brief introduction to containerization and why we chose to spend some time on our initial IT setup. In this post, I will talk about how we've deployed our first container host server. If you're used to deploying myriads of servers on your own and can configure network settings in your sleep, this post might be a bit basic to you. However, if you're like me, with some technical know-how but rather inexperienced with larger network setups - then hopefully this post can help you if you one day decide to deploy your own container host. First, a brief [...]