Tag - containers

PMM Server + podman: Running a Container Without root Privileges

PMM server and podman

In this article, we will take a look at how to run Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Server in a container without root privileges.
Some of the concerns companies have about using Docker relate to the security risks that exist due to the requirement for root privileges in order to run the service and therefore […]

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Kubernetes – Introduction to Containers

Kubernetes - Introduction to Containers

Here at Percona’s Training and Education department, we are always at work with trying to keep our materials up-to-date and relevant to current technologies.  In addition, we keep an eye out for what topics are “hot” and are generating a lot of buzz.  Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, […]

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Introduction to Docker and Using Percona Server for MongoDB

mongodb in docker containers

In this blog post, I’ll walk through using Docker containers and discuss the advantages of using them to run multiple versions of Percona Server for MongoDB (PSMDB) instances in the same server. This is particularly useful for local testing. Lots of companies have started to use containers for their applications, due to the advantages […]

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Are Docker Containers Good for Your Database?

Docker containers

This blog post reviews the appropriateness of Docker and other container solutions for your database environment.
A few weeks back, I wrote a fairly high-level blog post about containers. It covered what you should consider when thinking about using Docker, rkt, LXC, etc. I hope you’ve taken the chance to give it a quick read. It’s a […]

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Three Things to Consider When Thinking About Containers

containers

Containers like Docker and Rocket are getting more popular every day. In my conversations with customers, they consistently ask what containers are and how they can use them in their environment. If you’re as curious as most people, read on. . .
How did this happen?
From what I understand, containers grew out of Google’s (and others’) need […]

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