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Docker in Production: Lessons from the Trenches by Justin Cormack, Joe Johnston, Milos Gajdos, Antoni Batchelli, John Fiedler

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Chapter 3. Example - Barebones Environment

Container usage in production has been associated with large companies deploying thousands of containers on a similarly large number of hosts, but you don’t need to be building such large systems in order to levergage containers, quite the contrary. It is smaller teams that can benefit the most from containers, making it so that building and deploying services is easy, repetible and scalable.

This chapter describes a minimalistic approach to building systems that Peerspace, one of such smaller copmanies, took. This minimalistic approach allowed them to boostrap a new market in a short time and with limited resources, all the while keeping a high development velocity.

Peerspace set out to build their ...

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