Tag Archives: docker

Switching from Ubuntu Based to Alpine Linux Based Docker Image

By | February 13, 2016

Some time ago I red about the Iron.io and how they created very small Docker images for different languages, such as Python, Java etc. Some days ago I was looking into how to make my Elastalert Docker image smaller, mostly as a therapeutic task, when I recalled the Iron.io Docker images. A quick search revealed… Read More »

Running the Tanuki Java Service Wrapper in Alpine Linux

By | February 11, 2016

Alpine Linux is a lightweight Linux distribution which, as far as I am concerned, makes it especially suitable to use in Docker images. The Java Service Wrapper from Tanuki enables Java applications to run as services and is also useful just to launch a Java application, since it will restart it under certain error conditions.… Read More »

Creating an Elastalert Docker Image on Docker Hub

By | October 19, 2015

In this article I will show how I created a Docker image for Elastalert and create an automated build for the image on Docker Hub. Among other things, I will show how to wait on other services that a service running in a Docker container depends on. Introduction For those who are not familiar with Elastalert… Read More »

JMX Monitoring with Docker and the ELK Stack

By | September 27, 2015

This article will show how to monitor a Java Virtual Machine (JVM) running in a Docker container using JMX and the ELK stack, consisting of Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana, running in another Docker container. In addition there will be a simple example on how to use Docker Compose. In the example I will run an… Read More »

Creating a Docker Image with Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana

By | August 23, 2015

In this article I will create a Docker image that contains the Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana – more commonly known as the ELK stack. This Docker image will be based on the Docker image with Java 8 on Ubuntu that I created in an earlier article. I am aware of there being Docker images containing… Read More »

Mule ESB in Docker

By | January 18, 2015

In this article I will attempt to run the Mule ESB community edition in Docker in order to see whether it is feasible without any greater inconvenience. My goal is to be able to use Docker both when testing as well as in a production environment in order to gain better control over the environment… Read More »