We are excited to share the details of a new development - a packaging and deployment methodology for the GAMA Platform headless application using Docker.
Docker tooling helps simplify and streamline the complexities associated with full build-configure-and-push strategies. Our aim is to keep the Dockerfile content as simple as possible in order to help the widest possible audience to understand and use this.
- Docker provides a robust platform for Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment, facilitating delivery of innovation faster.
- Facilitates customers packaging their configured systems into images and containers
- Facilitates easy portability to virtual machines or bare metal servers, on-premise or in the cloud (IaaS)
- Docker provides a transparent mechanism that facilitates collaboration with the open-source community, facilitating rapid convergence on best practices for DevOps (build, functional/PSR test, demo, deploy).
This container aim to help the usage of the GAMA headless to everyone. Thanks to that container, you'll be able to easily deploy a container on
Even if the container is already usable, this image Docker is still under an heavy developpement and you should use it wisely. Our goal in a near future are :
- To reduce it's size. The container packed the whole GAMA software, but the headless do not use it all, so we have to cut every useless part for the headless
- Have a fully working CI based on the Travis-CI releases
- Improve the usability of the container. For now a lot of mistakes have been made about the input/output of the container
We would love to hear about your experiences with the GAMA Platform on Docker so we can continue to improve it.