Image testing and debugging
While we can applaud the benefits of containers, troubleshooting and effectively monitoring them currently present some complexity. Since by design, containers run in isolation, their resulting environment can be cloudy. Effective troubleshooting has generally required shell entry into the container itself, coupled with the complications of installing additional Linux tools to merely peruse information that is twice as hard to investigate.
Typically, available tools, methods, and approaches for meaningful troubleshooting of our containers and images has required installing additional packages in every container. This results in the following:
- Requirements for connecting or attaching directly to the container, which is ...