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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The story behind our name

Over time we have received a lot of questions from our users on why (the hell) we chose the name sloppy.io for our company. Back in 2015 after we finished coding our fully managed docker hosting service, we were looking for an unconventional and catchy name. Our goal was to free developers from time consuming …

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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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Transform a docker-compose.yml file to sloppyio.json

UPDATE: You can now deploy from docker-compose.yml using our CLI and the sloppy start command. For details and caveats head to our Knowledge Base. When you use our API or you want to import your project into the sloppy.io Web UI, you still need the JSON format. In this blog post I want to show you …

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How to deploy a crate cluster with sloppy.io

This is a short video how to deploy a crate cluster with sloppy. The ethwe interface is set because we use weave as an overlay network for our platform. { “project”: “crate”, “services”: [ { “id”: “backend”, “apps”: [ { “id”: “nodes”, “domain”: { “uri”: “MYDOMAIN.sloppy.zone”, “type”: “HTTP” }, “instances”: 3, “mem”: 512, “cmd”: “crate -Des.network.publish_host=_ethwe:ipv4_”, “image”: …

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