In this guide I will walk you through a simple setup of Admiral using Photon OS as the container host. Admiral™ is a highly scalable and very lightweight Container Management platform for deploying and managing container based applications. It is designed to have a small footprint and boot extremely quickly. Continue reading
So you want to connect to the Docker instance on Photon OS remotly from another Docker client? In this guide I will walk you through a few short steps to configure Photon OS to enable the remote docker API. NOTE: This is not considered the secure method. If you want Continue reading
Just back from another successful VMworld and a lot of folks asking for the slides from this session. While the official slides are being posted on VMworld.com shortly I did want to follow up with a blog post on this for anyone that was unable to attend in person. As Continue reading
The 1.0 release of Photon Controller is now available on GitHub. Along with some bug fixes In this major release we see a sexy new UI. Photon Platform development is moving fast and this milestone just goes to show the commitment VMware has to deliver this new Conatiner technology to Continue reading
If you have installed a local docker registry without signed SSL certificates, the docker daemon will need to be started in a way to allow connection in insecure mode. For details see this note from Docker. In this guide I will show you how to configure VMware Photon OS to Continue reading
So you have been using Docker for some time now and you want to get serious and start storing your images locally. With this guide I will show you how to install and configure VMware Harbor, an open source enterprise class Docker Registry.
Now that you have your new registry server installed let’s test it out with Photon OS.
This year one of my VMworld sessions comes from my passion for technology. Ever since I was a kid I have always wanted to play with the new toys first. As I started my career in IT this passion did not end. In early 2000 I heard about this software Continue reading
VMware recently released a Beta version of a plugin for Docker volumes. I was curious to see if it also works on Photon Platform. Well it does! In this guide I will walk you through setting it up and then we will run my favorite app in a container to Continue reading
If for some reason your Photon Controller deployment fails or you want to re-purpose a host for another Photon Controller deployment you will need to redeploy you will need to reset your ESXi host by removing the Photon VIB.