Chapter 15. Plain sailing: Running Docker in production

This chapter covers
  • Your options for logging container output
  • Monitoring 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’s first and second editions.

In this chapter we’ll focus on showing you some of the key things you should consider when going from volatile environments to stable ...

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