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vSphere Integrated Containers Part III: Deployment of a Virtual Container Host

In this part I´d like to guide you through the Deployment of a Virtual Container Host aka VCH. I definitely don ́t want to make it a habit to use already written descriptions, but this one described it very well, thus I had like to quote this: A VCH is the virtual functional equivalent of a Linux VM running Docker. From a Docker client point of view, the Virtual Container Host looks very similar to a native Docker host. ...

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vSphere Integrated Containers Part IV: docker run a Container-VM

Now that we´ve become more familiar with the Virtual Container Host, it´s time to run our first Container-VM on it. The following example will show you how easy it is to instantiate an Nginx Web Server container-image. We first pull down the image from Docker Hub to our Datastore by using docker -H 192.168.100.222:2376 --tls pull vmwarecna/nginx. You´ll see some running tasks in your vCenter taskbar under Recent Tasks. Validate the downloaded image with docker -H 192. ...

Sometimes you gotta run before you can walk

…and the first lines are the main ones when you´re working on your first post. Many, many thoughts had been running through my head before I decided to write a blog…“Where to start?”…“Is it just another blog?”…and the most frightening idea…“What if YOU, the reader, don´t like what I´m writing about?” So what…I´d like to handle these thoughts like Tony Stark did it in one of my absolute favorite movies Iron Man (1), where he told J. ...