Ensuring Containers Are Always Running with Docker’s Restart Policy

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Reading Time: 9 minutesGetting a notification that Docker containers are down in production is one of the worst ways to spend your night. In today’s article, we’ll discuss how to use Docker’s restart policy to automatically restart containers and avoid those late-night notifications. “How to avoid late-night notifications with @Docker’s restart policy” via @madflojo Click To Tweet What […]

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An Introduction to the Docker Trusted Registry

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Reading Time: 5 minutesMany of us start our Docker journey pulling images from the Docker Hub with the time-honored docker pull command. Lots of these images are “official” and have passed through Docker’s series of best practice and security checks. But the Docker Hub is also full of unofficial images that are unreliable in reliability and security. Enterprises […]

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Fault Tolerance on the Cheap: How to Build Systems that Probably Won’t Fall Over Part II

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Reading Time: 7 minutesWelcome to the second part of “Fault Tolerance on the Cheap.” In the previous article, we discussed two approaches organizations take toward building fault-tolerant systems: Perfection — projects with extensive specification and long development cycles reduce faults up front while taking measures to mitigate understood failure modes Hope for the Best — projects that go […]

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