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Day of Jenkins Gothenburg

Day of Jenkins Gothenburg

June 13, 2017

An interactive Jenkins showcase

The conference calendar for software developers in Gothenburg is quite frankly, a little sparse. So I was delighted when Praqma decided to hold one of their hands-on “Day of…” events here. This time it was Continuous Integration, and Jenkins in particular, on the agenda.

Introducing OctoCop; a Director for Docker

Introducing OctoCop; a Director for Docker

May 30, 2017

Stop bothering your IT administrators each time you want to launch a new service

OctoCop Directory for Docker or OCDD for short is a tool to make the life of IT administrators easy in situations when CoDers want to setup a CoDe (Continuous Delivery) server.

The 6th Gathering in CoDe Alliance

The 6th Gathering in CoDe Alliance

May 17, 2017

Back to the roots - roadmapping open software together

CoDe Alliance members - the ambitious Praqma customers - met once again to discuss common challenges related to continuous delivery and to jointly groom roadmaps of existing open software, as well as sketch out new software solutions for truly generic problems.

Working at Praqma

Working at Praqma

April 23, 2017

Breaking the rules of consulting

We do things that seem crazy from the perspective traditional IT consultancy. We are not crazy, but just in case you think we are, let me explain why we do things differently.

Kubernetes as part of a (concourse) delivery pipeline

Kubernetes as part of a (concourse) delivery pipeline

February 14, 2017

Lessons from deploying to kubernetes automatically

Anyone who has worked with Docker containers, or any container technology for that matter, has at some point considered using them in production, simply because of their ease of use. And then, as you take these first steps to a containerized production, quite a few problems arise.

Proxying Docker containers with Traefik

Proxying Docker containers with Traefik

December 19, 2016

A peak into the new world of service discovery

Traefik is a reverse proxy and is especially useful when running containers. In this blogpost, we will look at how we can proxy a Jenkins container running on a Docker host through Traefik and how we then can deploy an Artifactory container as well, on the same port, but on another subdomain.

Create Docker Swarm cluster in AWS using Terraform

Create Docker Swarm cluster in AWS using Terraform

August 24, 2016

Here is one idea how to automate AWS infrastructure to deploy it easily and safety, using a tool from HashiCorp. That tool is Terraform. Using Terraform helps to create the infrastructure you can change, and trace safely and efficiently. In this blog post, you will find a setup that deploy Docker swarm cluster to AWS.

Top Jenkins plugins

Top Jenkins plugins

January 18, 2016

A list of pragmatic plugins for pupils and pros alike.

In bygone times, Praqma composed a list of useful Jenkins plugins to spice up your CI life with. However, 2013 is ancient history and we’ve decided that our list is long overdue for a refreshing rewrite. Now we present to you an updated list of handy plugins fixing problems you didn’t even realize you had.