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Moving away from Alpine

2 minute read | February 14, 2019

When container movement started getting a lot of traction thanks to docker, there was a real demand for lightweight base image that is optimized for single p...

PHP cURL segfault

1 minute read | January 25, 2019

Around August 2018, my colleague started to have breaking tests involving curl functions. Few days later, the problem infected our CI. Upon further debugging...

docker-compose new naming scheme

less than 1 minute read | January 21, 2019

On 30 October 2018, docker-compose released version 1.23.0 (2018-10-30) with a very notable change that would likely break many scripts out there, including ...

Dockerizing vim

3 minute read | August 10, 2018

I have dockerized my vim so that I can pull the image and get my familiar vim setup within minutes from any machine (with docker).

Migrating with Postgres FDW

2 minute read | May 27, 2018

In a situation where you are migrating data from one provider to another and do not want to use intermediate node, foreign data wrapper helps. Foreign data w...

Attaching to another container

2 minute read | December 02, 2017

Sometimes you have to debug a running container and you cannot modify the container (without much hassle). For example, you’re running a container that you d...

Docker for Mac logs

1 minute read | September 30, 2017

Edit Feb 2018: New docker for mac uses LinuxKit doesn’t have syslogd running by default (as of this time of writing). More info here.

Docker DO droplet with UFW

6 minute read | August 20, 2017

Recently I setup a docker host on DigitalOcean using the docker droplet and encountered a problem where outbound network connection is not possible with UFW ...

Running composer install with docker

1 minute read | July 30, 2017

If you run everything in a container for development like I do, chances are your host PHP is not configured to support multiple PHP projects due to potential...

It’s time

1 minute read | June 08, 2017

I’ve always wanted to write. But every time, I will stop midway and eventually lose momentum. Rinse and repeat.