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Docker in Practice by Aidan Hobson Sayers, Ian Miell

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Chapter 11. Plain sailing—Docker in production and operational considerations

This chapter covers

  • Options for logging container output
  • How to monitor your running containers
  • Managing your containers’ resource usage
  • Using Docker’s capabilities to help manage traditional sysadmin tasks

In this chapter we’re going to cover some of the subjects that come up when running in production. Running Docker in production is a big subject, and production use of Docker is still an evolving area. Many major tools are in the early stages of development and were changing as we wrote this book. For example, while we were writing this chapter, Kubernetes went to version 1.0 and a revamped Registry was released by Docker.

In this chapter we focus on showing ...

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