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Running CTOP in Docker

Running CTOP in Docker

CTOP is a nice command line tool to look at running Docker containers. To prevent from having to install the ctop binary locally, and always have the latest version, I do run it inside docker. For easy execution, I created a (Linux) bash alias: Just add it to your .bashrc (or some other file you load when opening a new shell, like ~/.bash_aliases). From then on, you can just type ctop as command line command, and it will launch the…

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Docker Log Plugin

Docker Log Plugin

A quest I took at 2 November, making my own docker log plugin. Suitable to share with everyone. At the office, we are mixing docker-only hosts, with on-premise kubernetes clusters. For example our databases do run better / more stable on plain docker hosts, with no kubernetes intervention. That’s mainly due to the sub-optimal distributed storage in our on-premise cluster. But… we do want to send all of the logs from both kubernetes and docker hosts to a central logging…

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