Docker nginx-proxy round robin…

So we use docker for container services at work. One container that is part of our ‘dev’ tools is an nginx reverse proxy tied to port 80. IT allows us to run many projects at once using hostnames and port 80; just like in production. So we are chugging along and I start an applications …

When removing an orphans is bad…

So Docker creates containers, when you stop these containers the container still exists it is simply stopped. And then we create more containers…and more containers…and more containers…until we look at docker ps -a and see dozens. As such I recently began using the –remove-orphan flag of docker-compose.  As the project progressed it got to the point where …