Common Docker Mistakes and How to Avoid Them - Sematext

Common Docker Mistakes and How to Avoid Them - Sematext

Jun 24, 2022

Learn what are the most common Docker mistakes so you can easily avoid doing them yourself. These tips will help you create healthy containers that are ready for production and ultimately save you tons of time and effort in the long run.

Docker is by far the most used tool to containerize your app. Whether you work front-end, back-end, or full-stack, you will probably end up using it at one point or another and come across typical Docker issues. But by the end of this video, you’ll be able to spot them a mile away. You will know how to identify these common Docker mistakes so that you’re always ahead of any Docker performance bottleneck that might arise

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0:00 ⏩Most Common Mistakes in Docker

0:28 ⏩#1 Using:latest tag

1:15 ⏩#2 Using Multiple services in one container

1:49 ⏩#3 Not configuring log rotation

2:14 ⏩#4 Anticipating Multi-lined logs

2:49 ⏩#5 Syslog TCP error

3:25 ⏩#6 Using ADD over COPY

4:27 ⏩#7 Neglecting the.dockerignore file

4:42 ⏩#8 Too much on one line

5:10 ⏩#9 Storing Data in Containers

5:57 ⏩#10 two containers, one volume

6:17 ⏩ Outro