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Wednesday, April 15 • 2:15pm - 3:05pm
Using Docker for Development of Production Systems Based on OfBiz - Adam Heath, Brainfood

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Development of ofbiz-based projects has, in the past, been limited to what could be installed easily from a quick source code checkout. In ofbiz, the default configuration attempts to use java to provide all resources, apis, and automata one would need. This makes getting up and running quickly, but a production deployment is seldom done this way.

In a production environment, there will generally be many different pieces of software configured to run as a single unit. Sometimes, multiple machines will even be utilized. However, it has been hard to represent such an environment for a developer to use; that is, until the introduction of docker. With docker, it becomes easy to spin up small virtualized instances of linux, which then allows for the exact same production software to be installed and used by developers in the field.


Adam Heath

I have been a programmer/developer/sysadmin here at Brainfood since 1998, for over 16 years. I have worked as a Debian Maintainer, then as an actual dpkg and debbugs developer, in that project. I am a current committer in OfBiz, and have done various full-scope project cleanups, and... Read More →

Wednesday April 15, 2015 2:15pm - 3:05pm CDT
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