Category: Docker Tutorial

How two new sloppy.io features helped fixing a grav bug

We’ve just released two new major features for our docker container hosting platform: console access and the opportunity to create snapshots for every container. My initial plan was to demonstrate the snapshot feature by creating a new article in Grav and then reverting to a snapshot version before the article. Grav, which was just awarded “Best Flat File CMS 2017“, is a very cool …

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Databases on Docker: a sloppy.io guide

Regardless of what you might have read or heard about databases on Docker: It’s a thing, and a major one at that. According to Datadog, the second most popular Docker image is Redis, the third most popular image is Elasticsearch, followed by Postgres, and MySQL on places five and six – and finally there’s MongoDB …

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Deploying minio to sloppy.io

Minio is a s3 compatible, distributed object storage server written in go. It comes with a server, a CLI, and a neat UI: Like for all new cool projects, there is an official docker container for minio, so it takes just a few seconds to test it locally or to deploy it to sloppy.io. As …

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Running “Bookmarks for Spotify” on sloppy.io

This is a guest post by sloppy.io customer Nils Dehl As a JavaScript consultant and trainer at dkd Internet Service GmbH I’m often on the road. During that travel time I like to listen to audiobooks with Spotify. Spotify has a huge amount of uncut audiobooks which is great. An audiobook normally consists of dozens to hundreds of …

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Pumping your Docker logs to Papertrail

Logfiles are the resource no. 1 to get information about your running docker applications. sloppy.io provides a basic view of your logfiles under “Analytics” for every app. You can also process them when using our CLI. Still, it is sometimes more comfortable to use services which are specialised on logfiles. In this post, I will show you …

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Using codeship to deploy to sloppy.io

In this post, I will show you how to build a CI/CD pipeline with codeship and sloppy.io. As an example app, I will use hackathon-starter which is a great boilerplate to start new projects. hackathon-starter comes with a MVC project structure, bootstrap 3, CSRF protection and more. If you want to use your own app, skip the hackathon part and …

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