O'Reilly logo

Docker for Developers, 2nd Edition by Chris Tankersley

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

9 Twelve Factor Applications and Containers

While not specific to Docker itself, the “Twelve Factor Applications” workflow by https://12factor.net/ should be one of the first things a developer reads and understands.

“Twelve Factor Applications” lays out a set of rules and design decisions that help scalable, cloud enabled applications be easily developed and deployed. Docker also helps scale applications and run them in the cloud, so they go hand-in-hand.

Following the rules laid out in the “Twelve Factor Applications” website will help make sure that your application scales well inside of Docker. There are benefits to using Docker even without taking these into account, but they will certainly help.

9.1 Codebase

Code should be stored, and ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required