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Deepak Vohra, Docker Management Design Patterns, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-2973-6_6

6. Using Mounts

Deepak Vohra

(1)White Rock, British Columbia, Canada

A service task container in a Swarm has access to the filesystem inherited from its Docker image. The data is made integral to a Docker container via its Docker image. At times, a Docker container may need to store or access data on a persistent filesystem. While a container has a filesystem, it is removed once the container exits. In order to store data across container restarts, that data must be persisted somewhere outside the container.

The Problem

Data stored only within a container could result in the following issues:

  • The data is not persistent. The data is removed ...

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