Get started with Docker on OS X

Docker is an amazing platform which can help you setup different environments to run or test your applications, or just quickly get started with some software. It is a container virtualization technology that runs your application in very lightweight containers, similar to regular virtual machines. However, it is much more efficient in terms of resources needed to run applications. In fact, this website is running inside a Docker container. Because the Docker daemon uses Linux-specific kernel features, you can't run

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Setup your own (free) private VPN service on Amazon EC2 with OpenVPN

This tutorial will show you how to create your own VPN server on Amazon Web Services – Elastic Compute Cloud (in short: EC2). Part 2 of this tutorial shows you how to connect an Android device to this OpenVPN server. A VPN service can be used for a lot of things, for example: Testing your websites or services from another countrys ip Accessing content on some sites with ip address block, such as hulu or netflix Connect your computer and/or

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Linode - The best VPS host

A couple of years ago, I was looking for a good place to host a VPS, with this blog, and other stuff. After testing out a couple of known and little known services, I stumbled across Linode. The VPS you get for your money, is absoslutely worth it! They have a pretty powerful starter plan, with 1 GB of ram and 48 GB of storage. Theres great guides and support for setting things up. Great performance, uptime and customer support.

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