Docker support

Justin Pease jpease at basho.com
Fri Jul 15 12:40:00 EDT 2016


Adam,

I'll have someone give you a call to discuss your requirements.

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*Justin Pease*
VP, Services
Basho Technologies, Inc.



On Fri, Jul 15, 2016 at 10:24 AM, Adam Winter <awinter at pillartechnology.com>
wrote:

> Jon,
>
> Is there anyone I can talk to to confirm that the licensed commercial
> version with a support contract is or is not supported running in a Docker
> container in production environments, assuming the technical challenges you
> describe can be addressed?
>
>
> Adam Winter
> 614-446-9033
> Delivery Lead
> Pillar Technology Group, LLC
> awinter at pillartechnology.com
>
> Interact with me on:
> LinkedIn <https://www.linkedin.com/in/adamwinter> | Twitter
> <http://www.twitter.com/AdamWinter>
>
>
>
>
>
> On Jul 13, 2016, at 4:08 PM, Jon Brisbin <jbrisbin at basho.com> wrote:
>
> I guess to answer at least one part of your question on whether it's
> "encouraged" or not: it depends on what you want to do with it.
>
> I can't speak for the support side of things but on the engineering side
> anyway we're using Docker containers fairly happily to do things like
> create ephemeral clusters for doing adhoc testing. It makes for a very nice
> way to run a small cluster on a laptop or on a Mesos slave in a Jenkins
> build with very similar expectations (I won't say identical because
> networking issues can rear their head). I created images based on the
> latest TS and KV packages. There are docs in the READMEs:
>
> https://hub.docker.com/r/basho/riak-ts/
> https://hub.docker.com/r/basho/riak-kv/
>
> Running a production Riak cluster, however, raises some concerns that I'm
> pretty sure no one really has a good handle on. Networking issues can
> become difficult unless you use something like Weave. Volumes could also be
> an issue. docker-compose and Docker Swarm should help with some of this but
> we don't have any docs that demonstrate how to use them.
>
> I'd say we also don't have a comprehensive picture of performance
> characteristics of running a Dockerized Riak cluster since there's several
> moving parts to consider. We need to investigate bridged vs host networking
> mode and using different volume drivers, etc... There is some valid concern
> that the key reasons you'd want to use Riak to begin with are somewhat
> ameliorated by a Docker container's ephemeral nature; e.g. it's really easy
> to kill off containers which might lead to accidental data loss.
>
> jb
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 1:47 PM Adam Winter <awinter at pillartechnology.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Is a Docker-based deployment of Riak officially supported by Basho and
>> encouraged?
>>
>> I see articles of how to configure Riak to run in Docker images, but no
>> explicit mention of it within the list of supported platforms.
>>
>>
>> Adam Winter
>> 614-446-9033
>> Delivery Lead
>> Pillar Technology Group, LLC
>> awinter at pillartechnology.com
>>
>> Interact with me on:
>> LinkedIn <https://www.linkedin.com/in/adamwinter> | Twitter
>> <http://www.twitter.com/AdamWinter>
>>
>>
>>
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