In the DevOps world, container orchestration is often synonymous with Kubernetes, a platform for deploying and managing container-based workloads in production. Since its debut in 2014, Kubernetes has seen a meteoric rise in its adoption and popularity. Despite being a relatively new technology, it is now used by a vast
While building Docker images, there are times when you might need to customize various aspects of the build process. This could involve choosing specific versions of software, enabling or disabling features, or adjusting other build-time configurations to suit your needs. This is where Docker build args come into the picture.
When Docker containers run, they continuously generate log entries, recording everything from system errors to operational information. These logs are essential for troubleshooting and monitoring the health and performance of containers. However, without proper management, these log files can grow to consume significant disk space, potentially leading to issues with
Docker containers are generally designed to run a specific task or process and will remain active for the duration of that process. When the process finishes, the container exits. However, there are scenarios where you might want to keep the Docker container running indefinitely. This could be for debugging, development,
Getopts is a powerful shell command used to parse command line options and arguments. It provides a structured way to handle complex input patterns, thereby making your scripts more readable and maintainable. In this blog post, we’ll start with an understanding of what positional parameters are and their inherent
String manipulation is a fundamental aspect of scripting in any programming language, and Bash is no exception. One such common task is to convert the case of strings, which is particularly useful in text processing and analysis. In this blog post, we’ll explore two methods of converting Bash string
Shell scripts play an important role in the world of Linux. They help automate repetitive tasks and streamline complex procedures. This doesn’t just save users’ time—it significantly reduces the chance of human errors, resulting in more reliable outcomes and improved system stability. In this blog post, we’ll
Containers have become the preferred method for packaging and deploying applications in modern software development. Among container platforms, Docker has emerged as the most popular choice for building and managing these containers. Before we can run an application as a container using Docker, we must first build a Docker image.
Containerized applications can run seamlessly across a variety of environments, including development, testing, and production. As these applications move from one environment to another, they often require some configurations to be adjusted to meet each environment's unique needs. For example, in a development environment, enabling verbose debugging can