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All posts by Arun Gupta, VP, Developer Advocacy, Couchbase

Arun Gupta is the vice president of developer advocacy at Couchbase. He has built and led developer communities for 10+ years at Sun, Oracle, and Red Hat. He has deep expertise in leading cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategy, planning and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and programs. Prior to that he led engineering teams at Sun and is a founding member of the Java EE team. Gupta has authored more than 2,000 blog posts on technology. He has extensive speaking experience in more than 40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rock Star for three years in a row. Gupta also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US and continues to promote technology education among children. An author of several books on technology, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Java Champion, a JUG leader, NetBeans Dream Team member, and a Docker Captain, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.

Docker on Windows 2016 Server

This blog is the first part of a multi-part series. The first part showed how to set up Windows Server 2016 as a VirtualBox VM. This second part will show how to configure Docker on Windows 2016 VM. Start an elevated PowerShell...

Docker Service and Swarm Mode to Create Couchbase Cluster

Docker 1.12 introduced Services. A replicated, distributed and load balanced service can be easily created using docker service create command. A “desired state” of the application, such as run 3 containers of Couchbase, is provided and the self-healing Docker engine ensures...

Deployment Pipeline using Docker, Jenkins, Java and Couchbase

This blog explains how to create a Deployment Pipeline using Jenkins and Docker for a Java application talking to a database. Jenkins support the creation of pipelines. They are built with simple text scripts that use a Pipeline DSL (domain-specific language) based...

Getting Started with Kubernetes 1.4 using Spring Boot and Couchbase

Kubernetes 1.4 was released earlier this week. Read the blog announcement and CHANGELOG. There are quite a few new features in this release but the key ones that I’m excited about are: Install Kubernetes using kubeadm command. This is in addition to...

Minikube – Rapid Dev & Testing for Kubernetes

One of the attendees from Kubernetes for Java Developers training suggested to try minikube for simplified Kubernetes dev and testing. This blog will show how to get started with minikube using a simple Java application. Minikube starts a single node Kubernetes cluster on your local machine for...

Docker, Minecraft, Rx Java, CI/CD, Couchbase at JavaOne 2016

JavaOne 2016 Session Catalog is now live! There are 400+ sessions from Sep 17 (Saturday) through Sep 22 (Thursday). Here are some of the places where you’ll find me: Day/Date Time Title Co-speaker Saturday, Sep 17 8am – 5pm JavaOne4Kids Several Sunday, Sep 18 10:30am...

Docker Services, Stack and Distributed Application Bundle

First Release Candidate of Docker 1.12 was announced over two weeks ago. Several new features are planned for this release. This blog will show how to create a Distributed Application Bundle from Docker Compose and deploy it as Docker Stack in...

Docker-native CI/CD with Codeship Webinar – Part 1

Laura (@rhein_wein) and I are Docker Captains. This means we demonstrate a commitment to sharing our Docker knowledge with others. Amongst other languages, she talks Ruby and Postgres and I talk Java and Couchbase. But we talk to each other using...

Getting Started with Docker for AWS and Scaling Nodes

This blog will explain how to get started with Docker for AWS and deploy a multi-host Swarm cluster on Amazon. Many thanks to @friism for helping me debug through the basics! boot2docker -> Docker Machine -> Docker for Mac Are you packaging your applications...

Docker Daemon Log With Docker for Mac

Did you know that Docker for Mac is now in general beta? What is Docker for Mac? Docker for Mac is a native Mac application architected from scratch, with a native user interface and auto-update capability, deeply integrated with OS...

Couchbase Docker Container on Amazon ECS

This blog will explain how to run a Couchbase Docker container using Amazon EC2 Container Service (Amazon ECS). Many thanks to @moviolone for helping understand the concepts and getting this setup running. What is Amazon ECS? Amazon ECS is a container...

Labels and Constraints with Docker Daemon and Service

Metadata, such as labels, can be attached to a Docker daemon. A label is a key/value pair and allows the Docker host to be a target of containers. The semantics of labels is completely defined by the application. A new constraint can be...