docker and zombie processes – pid 1 in containers

I realize that the issue I’ll write about is most likely common and known to you. I have only come by this issue today and this post is for me to remember the most valuable lessons I learned. The problem I ran an Icinga2 in Docker containers. It was a hassle to say the least.… Continue Reading docker and zombie processes – pid 1 in containers

debug php inside a docker container with vscode (on mac os)

To debug php code inside a Docker container using VSCode as your IDE, proceed as follows: Install php and the relevant extensions using your Dockerfile like so: Add the following xdebug config and copy it over to your image like so: Please note specifically: The client_host “host.docker.internal” is a Docker for Mac specific thing. It… Continue Reading debug php inside a docker container with vscode (on mac os)

From now on i’ll be brave

Today I undocked Google Chrome from my program bar. Yes I didn’t uninstall it, but it’s a step further. A step further towards more privacy. Today I am using Brave for all private purposes. I am also already using Brave for all my freelancing purposes and maybe it will soon find its way into the… Continue Reading From now on i’ll be brave

Docker: Symlink your log files to stdout and stderr!

When you’re in a Docker container, ideally you don’t want to have to enter the container in order to read log files. It’d be best to have everything on stdout and stderr of your container so Docker picks them up automatically and thus delivers it to any logging driver you attach. This is thankfully easily… Continue Reading Docker: Symlink your log files to stdout and stderr!