Why do we use Docker?
Docker started as dotCloud’s internal project and saw its first release in 2013. The idea was to leverage the resource isolation feature of the Linux kernel in order to replace virtual machines with independent containers, which can all use the same Linux instance. App containerisation was about to become a big thing.
With system-level virtualization offered by Docker, it’s possible to eliminate the need to run new systems within virtual machines. Instead, every single OS features multiple containers, each of which has all the dependencies needed by an app stored in it. Due to all the benefits of container-based infrastructure, skilled Docker developers are now highly sought-after.
Provides repeatable development environment and standardizes app behavior across machines
Easy to maintain
Eliminates many maintenance problems (e.g. environment differences), while reducing the impact of others
Analyzing and fixing bugs becomes way easier, which translates into smaller teams and more time for core tasks
New level of scalability
Adding new containers and managing them (combined with other tools) can be done on-the-go
Fast, faster, the fastest
Apps are fast and the deployment faster than ever before, making sure that you are the fastest on the market
All these benefits mean decreased relative costs of infrastructure and operations
Why is app containerisation with Docker so popular? There are tons of reasons. Containers provide a standardized development environment, make app behavior independent from the machine that runs it, and contribute to reduced infrastructure requirements. All of this translates to improved scalability and lower server and maintenance costs.
The benefits of Docker development are best proved by the experience of companies that implement it at the core of their infrastructure. For example, more than ⅔ of all companies that introduce Docker make a decision to adopt it permanently. And within a short time, they multiply the number of running containers.
DevOps experts at The Software House know all about maximizing the potential of Docker-based containers in order to speed up deployment, reduce costs and improve the overall efficiency of software development process. In concert with other DevOps tools, they will make your app fast and scalable, reducing time-to-market and time-to-value.
Docker excellence ensured by top experts
Wojciech WójcickDevOps Team Manager
Wojciech has over 15 years of experience as both a developer and DevOps specialist. Still, he loves to constantly improve his ability to optimize software performance. To make it happen, he likes to obtain low-level knowledge of how each and every button and knob works. He’s TSH go-to server infrastructure expert, who will make sure that deployment, testing and everyday performance of your software never holds you back from achieving business goals.
MarekChief Technology Officer
With a wealth of experience of software development best practices, Marek provides advice on what technologies, tacts and approaches best suit clients’ needs.
SzymonHead of PHP Development
Szymon always had a knack for following and implementing best practices of software development – regardless of what technology he used. Now, as head of PHP, he will take care of your PHP-based project.
AdamVP of Technology
When working with us,
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Our development process is based on agile methodologies like Scrum. With regular project updates, live demos and the best communication tools, we make sure that you’re up-to-date with everything.
We’re proud of our technology stack. Instead of covering every framework possible, we excel in technologies which are truly battle-tested: Symfony, Laravel, Node.js, React, Angular, Vue.js, iOS and Android.
Every software house can provide you with frontend and backend development. But we do more than that! Our independent DevOps unit takes care of server architecture – making it stable, secure and scalable.
04. Quality assurance
We know that quality assurance is an important part of the development process. This is why, apart from manual tests, we perform automated ones – using our custom E2E testing framework Kakunin.
Our office is full of brilliant people. Among them are tech evangelists giving lectures at the biggest meetups in Poland and the creators of open-source tools loved by developers around the globe.
full-time DevOps specialists
years on the market
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Brickvest offers modern solutions for the commercial real estate market. Always wanting to be one step ahead of the competition, they approached The Software House and the result of this collaboration was a migration from monolithic architecture to a platform based on microservices. It enabled our DevOps experts to take the system’s speed and reliability to a new level with Docker and Kubernetes.Now, more than 650 real estate companies and over 5 000 investors use solutions provided by Brickvest.See the success story
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