Keeping Docker containers safe

Oct. 8, 2017 1 comment ADMIN Magazine Apps & Hardening security

Few debate that the destiny of a hosting infrastructure is running applications across multiple containers. Containers are a genuinely fantastic, highly performant technology ideal for deploying software updates to applications. Whether you're working in an enterprise with a number of critical microservices, tightly coupled with a pipeline that continuously deploys your latest software, or you're running a single LEMP (Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP) website that sometimes needs to scale up for busy periods, containers can provide with relative ease the software dependencies you need across all stages of your development life cycle. Containers are far from being a new addition to server hosting. I was using Linux containers (OpenVZ) in production in 2009 and automatically backing up container images of around 250MB to Amazon's S3 storage very effectively. A number of successful container technologies have been used extensively in the past, including LXC, Solaris Zones, and FreeBSD jails, ...

2flash 7 months, 2 weeks ago

Informative and written in a very clear way. Big thanks to the author for sharing this with us!