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S. ScottOracle on Dockerhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-9033-0_9

9. Container Networks

Sean Scott1  
Boise, ID, USA

I have a confession: networking intimidates me. I spent years in environments with dedicated network administrators and didn’t make time to learn much beyond the basics. It wasn’t until I joined an operations team that I recognized the void in my skills. From what I’ve heard from other database administrators, I’m not alone.

I used port publishing to handle connections during my first few years working with Docker. Since I only needed local access to a few containers, it didn’t make sense to go through the additional effort of creating dedicated ...

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