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5. Understanding Docker Volumes

Sathyajith Bhat1  
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

In the previous chapters, you learned about Docker and its associated terminologies and took a deeper look into how you can build Docker images using the Dockerfile. In this chapter, you look at data persistency strategies for Docker containers and learn why you need special strategies for data persistence.

Data Persistence

Traditionally, most compute solutions come with associated ways to persist and save data. In the case of virtual machines, a virtual disk is emulated, and the data saved to this virtual ...

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