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An empirical analysis of the Docker container ecosystem on GitHub

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@garethr @PuppetConf We did something similar for Dockerfiles on Github, maybe there is some overlap? Publication here: https://t.co/jbOQ0bynUi
RT @aikochama: One third of docker builds would fail.. and would take 91 secs! @citostyle presenting awesome work at #msr17 https://t.co/8t…
RT @gustavopinto: @Docker On avg, the number of revisions per year of @Docker files is 3.11 > https://t.co/xgs4yZ5Dof many build problems b…
RT @aikochama: One third of docker builds would fail.. and would take 91 secs! @citostyle presenting awesome work at #msr17 https://t.co/8t…
RT @aikochama: One third of docker builds would fail.. and would take 91 secs! @citostyle presenting awesome work at #msr17 https://t.co/8t…
@Docker On avg, the number of revisions per year of @Docker files is 3.11 > https://t.co/xgs4yZ5Dof many build problems but few revisions ? #msr17
@citostyle presenting sorta #dockerSmells which may lead to build failures #msr17 https://t.co/8tOo9hoE3m
One third of docker builds would fail.. and would take 91 secs! @citostyle presenting awesome work at #msr17 https://t.co/8tOo9hoE3m
An empirical analysis of the Docker container ecosystem on GitHub https://t.co/6x2JdII15V #datascience https://t.co/xIEAWfW7uJ
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Competing Interests

Philipp Leitner is an academic editor of PeerJ Computer Science.

Author Contributions

Jürgen Cito conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, performed the computation work, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Gerald Schermann conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, performed the computation work, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Erik Wittern conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, performed the computation work, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Philipp Leitner conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, performed the computation work, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Sali Zumberi conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, performed the computation work.

Harald C. Gall reviewed drafts of the paper.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

https://github.com/sealuzh/docker-ecosystem-paper

Funding

The research leading to these results has received funding from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) under project names "Whiteboard" (Project no. 149450), "Minca" (Project no. 165546), and the CHOOSE Forum. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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