Docker containers

Environment-specific issues have always plagued developers and operations teams. A developer may work locally on a Windows or Mac computer, while his code may end up running on a Linux server. When promoting builds from one environment to another (test, stage, production), yet again the environment changes and leads to more possibilities of failure.

Consider a few simple cases of what can go wrong with changes in the environment:

  • The file path separator used in Windows is a back slash \, while Linux requires the forward slash /
  • Java version mismatch issues between environments
  • Environment variables or configurations, such as datasource name or other application server settings can differ
  • The OS library versions may not ...

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