Docker Articles, Tutorials & News

Choosing a Docker base image for your Python application

When you’re building a Docker image for your Python application, you’re building on top of an existing image—and there are many possible choices. There are OS images like Ubuntu, and there are the many different variants of the python base image. Which on…

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Replacing Docker with VSCode Tasks

Recently, I’ve worked on a project that used multiple microservice-like repositories e.g., app-frontend, app-backend, app-service-1, app-service-2. I always use a “master” project that contains all the repositories as submodules. Then I create a docker-co…

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I found loads of hardcoded secrets in Docker images

In this article, we will explain why Docker images can contain sensitive information and give some examples of the type of secrets we found in public Docker images. Finally, we will compare our results to the ones we have with source code scanning.

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Why ROS and Docker are not a good fit

The Robot Operating System (ROS) has been powering innovators for the last decade. But as more and more ROS robots are reaching the market, developers face new challenges deploying their applications. Why did we start using ROS & Docker? Is it conveni…

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Docker to the Rescue in an Unexpected Way

Imagine you find yourself in a restricted environment and you need some Linux rootfs that runs on the embedded system you just managed get access to. Of course the CPU architecture of the embedded system is not the same as your workstation. The circumstan…

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