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Dec. 14, 2014

I love infomercial gifs

In a recent 5 minute lightning talk on docker, I got a little carried away with the gifs. So good.

Nov. 4, 2014

docker: devicemapper fix for `device or resource busy` (EBUSY)

Audience: This article is intended for folks familiar with docker and looking to fix particular issues encountered when using devicemapper storage/graph driver. Overview: While this is issue not exclusive to devicemapper, the mechanics currently involved in this driver cause it to be affected by this. A couple of the more commons issues seen when using the ‘devicemapper’ storage driver is when trying to stop and/or remove a contianer. In the docker daemon logs, you may see output like:

Apr. 28, 2014

Linking golang statically

If you are not familiar with Golang, do take the go tour or read some of the docs first. There are a number of reasons that folks are in love with golang. One the most mentioned is the static linking. As long as the source being compiled is native go, the go compiler will statically link the executable. Though when you need to use cgo, then the compiler has to use its external linker.