Archive for 'Docker'

Making sense of docker storage drivers

Docker has a pluggable storage architecture which currently contains 6 drivers. AUFS – Original docker storage driver. OverlayFS Driver built on top of overlayfs. Btrfs Driver built on top of brtfs. Device Mapper Driver built on top of the device mapper. ZFS Driver built on top of the ZFS file system. VFS A VFS-layer driver […]

Using docker to build software testing environments

I’ve been on the docker train for quite some time. While the benefits of running production workloads in containers is well known, I find docker just as valuable for evaluating and testing new software on my laptop. I’ll use this blog post to walk through how I build transient test environments for software evaluation. Docker […]