Articles tagged: deployment

Running Online Services at Riot: Part I

My name is Jonathan McCaffrey and I work on the infrastructure team here at Riot. This is the first post in a series where we’ll go deep on how we deploy and operate backend features around the globe. Before we dive into the technical details, it’s important to understand how Rioters think about feature development. Player value is paramount at Riot, and development teams often work directly with the player community to inform features and improvements.

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Thinking Inside the Container: DockerCon Talk and the Story So Far

Over the past several months I’ve published six articles that discuss using Docker and Jenkins to containerize a build farm. Recently, I went on the road to tell the story at DockerCon 2016 and gathered a tremendous amount of amazing feedback. In fact, the best part of this whole experience has been the conversations we’re having with folks encountering similar challenges. In this short post, I’d like to accomplish two things: share the video of my DockerCon talk, and respond to requests we’ve received to consolidate my articles into a single place.

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Building With Jenkins Inside an Ephemeral Docker Container

In this tutorial, you’ll learn:

  • Various approaches to running builds with Jenkins inside of Containers

  • Which decisions we made as a team and why

  • Lessons we learned while operating our platform

  • Context for the in depth tutorial about how to create your own ephemeral build environments using Jenkins

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Putting Jenkins in a Docker Container

In this first tutorial in the Docker series, you’ll learn:

  • What we’re trying to accomplish at Riot

  • Basic setup for Docker

  • Basic Docker Pull Commands

  • How to run Docker Containers as Daemons

  • Basic Jenkins configuration options

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