Elastic moves from Alpine to CentOS for its Docker images

In the recent 5.4 release of the Elastic Stack, we standardized on CentOS 7 as the base for our official Docker images (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Beats). Over time, as we’ve rolled out Docker support for more of our products, we have used images t… Read more


Practical Docker for Security Admins – Part 1

Docker and containers are pretty nifty. You can run applications or even OSes inside containers (sort of, it shares a kernel with the host OS and there’s still at least some ways to escape a container to get to the host). The beauty of it to me is how ...

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Docker in 10 Minutes

I've been exposed to docker on and off and every time I see it, I seem to need a refresher. In this article we will go through everything you need to know about Docker in order to either jump into and existing project or get started with using it. (more…)

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