Recent Articles - Docker
Jul 18, 2020 · 4 min read
Just because a Docker image builds successfully doesn't mean it will perform as expected. Google's container Structure Test tool helps you check images to make sure they're working as intended.
Jun 29, 2020 · 5 min read
Reducing the size of your Docker images is important for a number of reasons, and while there are newer tools such as multi-stage builds, reducing the number of layers in your image may help.
Jun 4, 2020 · 4 min read
Multi-stage Docker builds can greatly reduce the size of final built images, and the savings can be extreme with Go.
Aug 7, 2019 · 3 min read
I recently had the need to tunnel a database connection from a local Docker container to a remote MySQL server. The AWS RDS instance is inside the same VPC as a bastion host that runs the SSH server. Rather than open the tunnel on the host machine and have the container connect through host.docker.internal I thought I'd configure it all in one place with Docker Compose.