WordPress on IBM Containers Update

Update – March 31, 2016: Thanks to a commenter, we noticed that we were mounting the volume below at the wrong path (/wp-content rather than /var/www/html). This means that WordPress updates, installations, and user uploads would be lost in the event of a container shutdown. Unfortunately, after mapping the volume to the proper path, we found that the WordPress entrypoint […]

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WordPress on Bluemix Containers

An update to this blog was posted on January 26, 2016. A guide to¬†Using app binding to connect a WordPress¬†instance to a database. Why? Docker Containers are ideal for hosting WordPress sites for three reasons: official images, Volumes, and scalability. The Official WordPress Image: WordPress maintains the WordPress docker image on docker hub. This is an official image so you […]

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Accessing Bluemix Services In Containers

Bluemix has recently added support for docker containers. The new container service allows us to create containers from the huge library of preconfigured Docker images, known as Docker Hub. These containers are lightweight fast, and highly versatile. One of the first questions developers ask when they start working with containers, is how can I bind services from the bluemix catalog […]

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