x509: certificate signed by unknown authority

I have built a Docker container with a Go application that used the Go AWS SDK. When my program tried to access an S3 bucket I got the error message RequestError: send request failedcaused by: Get https://MY_BUCKET_NAME.s3.amazonaws.com: x509: certificate signed by unknown authority To solve the problem I had to add the following line to […]

Docker for Windows cannot start: “Hardware assisted virtualization and data execution protection must be enabled in the BIOS”

To start Docker on Windows, Hyper-V and the Hypervisor has to be enabled on Windows. Start a PowerShell window as administrator Enable Hyper-V dism.exe /Online /Enable-Feature:Microsoft-Hyper-V /All Enable the Hypervisor bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype auto Restart the computer

Docker commands to run images

Maven Navigate to the Maven project directory on your workstation and launch the Maven container. To run a Maven project by using the Maven Docker image directly, passing a Maven command to docker run. docker run -it –rm –name my-maven-project -v “$(pwd)”:/usr/src/mymaven -w /usr/src/mymaven maven:3.3-jdk-8 mvn clean install To launch the Maven Docker container and open […]

Connect to a database on the host in a Docker container from a virtual machine

Docker is an emerging technology to launch applications without installation. The same host can run multiple Docker containers of any type, so one physical or virtual server can serve as a complete mini cloud environment. Most of the time Linux is used as the host operating system. In this example, we will launch a PostgreSQL […]