CATEGORY Containers

Removing OSX Docker Things

So Docker for Mac is out of Beta.  If you haven’t switched, I suggest you do. But getting rid of your boot2docker, docker-machine, brew installed docker client, etc… it’s a bit tricky.  Most of this info came from’s post. Here is a condensed set of steps to remove almost everything: # Remove applications sudo…


Cassandra in a Container – Under the Hood

Wanted to show more of the magic that’s going on behind the scenes in Cassandra in a Container on OSX.  The domain specific shell here is doing a bit of remembering for you: 1. It is remembering the location of containers in your project directory 2. Finding DockerFiles recursively within that directory and makes them avail.…


Cassandra in a Container on OSX

Getting Your Laptop Setup Let’s get Cassandra running, using containers to keep the runtime environment similar to what it would be in production.  We are focusing on OSX only and will use a few tools that are freely available to make it all work. 1. Install Brew 2. Install CaskRoom brew tap caskroom/cask 3.  Install…