Docker Tips - caldwmark/next-reverse-proxied GitHub Wiki

A few tips to help you get started using docker

Note: I opt for using docker from the command line. I don't install docker desktop or docker machine. These tip reflect accordingly.

  • the best way to install docker on linux is from the docker repository
    • your docker will get regular updates through the package manager
    • you won't start with an old dated version
    • compose will be backed in
  • if you're follow a tutorial and it wants you to install compose separately
    • just upgrade your docker to the newest stable version
    • use the new syntax docker compose instead of docker-compose
  • docker runs just fine on little $5 virtual private servers
  • docker has excellent docs and tutorials to help you understand the basics