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ASP.NET 5 Docker language stack with Kestrel

This blog post presents a Docker Language Stack for creating and running ASP.NET 5 (née vNext) apps. It’s based on my work last week to run ASP.NET 5 on Google Container Engine. I the interim, the ASP.NET team has released their own Docker image. It’s not really up to spec for being a Docker language […]


Google Container Engine for Dummies

Last week, Google launched an alpha version of a new product called Google Container Engine (GKE). It’s a service that runs pre-packaged Docker images for you: You tell GKE about images you want to run (typically ones you’ve put in the Docker Registry, although there’s a also a hack to run private images) and how many […]


Mono Docker language stack

I couple weeks ago, Docker announced official pre-built Docker images for a bunch of popular programming languages. Each stack generally consists of two Dockerfiles: a base Dockerfile that installs system dependencies required for that language to run, and an onbuild Dockerfile that uses ONBUILD instructions to transform app source code into a runnable Docker image. […]


Running .NET apps on Docker

This blog post covers running simple .NET apps in Docker lightweight containers using Mono. I run Docker in a Vagrant/VirtualBox VM on Windows. This works great and is fast. Installation instructions are available on the Docker site. Building the base image First order of business is to create a Docker image that has Mono installed. […]