Docker
By now I'd hope everyone has heard if not used docker by now if not Do it now ! Docker is a tool that allows to to spin up things called containers which people in the know will be quick to inform people Containers ≠ VMs Docker blog on the subject The…
Packer
Packer is a command line tool that allows the building of repeatable machines from ISO's these can then be built for different environments including: Digital Ocean AWS Vmware Virtualbox These can be provisioned using a number for different methods including: Puppet Ansible Bash scripts Packer uses JSON files to configure…
(Up Up and Away) an introduction to vagrant
What is it vagrant is a command line tool that allows you to create "Create and configure lightweight, reproducible, and portable development environments." these are reproducible and redeployable virtual machine. The most awesome feature of vagrant is the function to import other people's premade boxes through the online…