Docker Jobs: 11 Awesome Jobs for 2019

What Is DevOps

If you’re searching for docker jobs online, it can be a real challenge to find open positions that fit your skills. A development job presents a fantastic opportunity to work at an innovative company. However, finding positions can be a time-consuming process. Here’s some advice for finding docker jobs online. You’ll also find 11 open…

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IBM MQ (IBM Message Queue): Overview and Comparison to IronMQ

Wherever two or more people need to wait in line for something, you can guarantee that there will be a queue: supermarkets, bus stops, sporting events, and more. It turns out, however, that queues are also a useful concept in computer science. The data structure known as a queue is a collection of objects that are stored…

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Iron at APIdays, see you there?

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First off, we’re giving away a few free tickets to the SF APIdays conference on July 31st.  Comment about your favorite API on this post for a chance to win a free ticket! With the freebie out of the way, we’re huge fans of APIdays (and API’s in general) and love to reference this landscape…

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Iron Enters the Manifold

We’re happy to announce that Iron’s suite of products are now publicly available on the Manifold marketplace (see the bottom of this post for a coupon code you’ll want to redeem). If you haven’t heard of Manifold before, you definitely need to check them out.  They’re an application marketplace that lets you provision and manage services without…

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3 Key Benefits to Container-Based Background Job Processing

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Whether deploying applications or providing microservices, being able to get tasks done in the background without user intervention is key to operating efficiently for IT and development teams. One effective way to facilitate background job processing is with the help of containers. Container-based background job processing comes with a whole host of benefits. Here are…

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Iron’s East/West Coast Drink-up

A bunch of Iron employees will be out and about in April, looking to meet up with customers to chat about our up and coming platform changes.  Beer (or wine, or cocktails, or <insert drink here>) will be on us! We’re sticking to the east and west coasts for now, and our current plans are: April…

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A Serverless Message Queue Without the Glue

Overview: More and more technologies get involved as systems grow, and it’s sometimes hard to keep track of what’s doing what. Caching layers, message queues, serverless functions, tracing frameworks… the list goes on.  Once you start sprinkling in public cloud services, you may find yourself developing your way into vendor lock-in.  All of the sudden,…

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Docker, Inc isn’t Dead

Overview Chris Short recently wrote up a piece entitled Docker, Inc is Dead, with a prediction that the company would no longer exist sometime in 2018.  It’s well written and he does a good job of running through some of Docker’s history in recent years.  Although I agree with some of his sentiments, I don’t…

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Migrating from Sidekiq to Iron

Overview I’ve used Sidekiq for years.  It’s an absolutely fantastic project and Mike Perham is a shining example of what it means to be a maintainer. I’ve sent him numerous questions in the past about our installations (I’ve been both a Pro and an Enterprise user) and he’s been extremely quick to respond and we…

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Webhooks the Right Way™

If you’re a developer, dealing with webhooks is a part of your life. Nowadays almost every subscription service allows for these user-defined callbacks.  For example, when a Lead is added to Salesforce, you may want to have a task that runs in the background to generate more information about the company they work for.  Maybe you…

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