ContainerShip Blog

New In Marketplace: IronFunctions Functions-as-a-Service in 11 Clouds

Today we added a new integration to the ContainerShip Cloud click to deploy marketplace, IronFunctions. IronFunctions is an open source project developed by that offers a FaaS (functions as a service) platform for developing and running AWS Lambda style micro applications.

Topics: Cloud Computing Docker Containers Serverless FaaS

c2c — Docker Compose to ContainerShip Converter


When you are just starting out with Docker, you will spend some time reading through the documentation, getting familiar with the steps needed to containerize your app.

Topics: Docker DevOps Web Development

One Click Multi-Server Applications (on DigitalOcean)

We’re happy to announce the initial availability of the ContainerShp Cloud Integration Marketplace with support for DigitalOcean! Marketplace makes launching the applications and tools you need dead simple, and let’s you easily scale vertically and horizontally later. We’ve provided 30 initial integrations ranging from databases, queues, and key value stores, to logging pipelines and blogging software. With just a few clicks you can launch a cluster of as many servers as you want, running the software of your choosing, and you’ll be emailed a link to access and manage the cluster. Read on to see how easy it is.

Topics: Docker Containership Digitalocean

IaaS vs. PaaS vs. CaaS — Which Cloud Architecture is Right For You? Part 2

Now that we’ve talked about the nuts and bolts of IaaS, we can jump in to the next topic, PaaS. If you missed the first part in this series, you can find it here.

Topics: Docker Paas Containership

IaaS vs. PaaS vs. CaaS — Which Cloud Architecture is Right For You? Part 1

The world of web hosting is moving quickly. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the options and start to question if the way you’re currently doing things is the best way for your business or need. In this post, I’m going to break down the difference between a few competing options:

Topics: Cloud Computing Docker Web Development

Containers Vs. Config Management

Every development and operations team has more or less the same goals. Write code that is clean, maintainable, and performant, deploy code as often as possible without downtime, and give users a fast and enjoyable experience that scales to meet demand.

Deploying continuously without downtime and scaling to meet demand is typically easier said than done, and the options for how to achieve these goals number in the hundreds if not more. They require building a hosting platform that is capable of a lot of things that system administrators used to do manually.

Topics: Configuration Management Docker Containership

HazelCast on ContainerShip


It has been a while since we made a post in our “on ContainerShip” series. Today we are excited to release our latest distributed database integration, with HazelCast. You might remember the previous installments we did in this series covering, and Cassandra.

Topics: Docker Containership database

Environment Support

As we move along on our path to creating the simplest solution for running Docker in production, and giving developers an out-of-the-box continuous deployment and automation system for any cloud, we’ve added basic support for environments.

Topics: Docker DevOps Containership

Private Docker Registry Support

We’re happy to announce that we have added support for private Docker registry providers in ContainerShip Cloud!

Topics: Docker Containership Registry

Public DNS & Public Load Balancer Support

We are proud to announce the availability of two really useful features in ContainerShip Cloud.

Topics: Docker Containership Load Balancing