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1 Billion

1 Billion

I am absolutely delighted to announce that Linuxserver.io just passed 1 billion total pulls from Docker Hub.

Whilst somewhat of an inexact science a 'pull' represents a docker compatible client querying to the Docker Hub API for one of our containers. Even if we accept that it's a horrendously unr...

30th Oct 2018 - IronicBadger
The dangers of pulling :latest

The dangers of pulling :latest

On a wonderful sunny Sunday morning, I spent a good few hours sweating over my server in the hopes of restoring a partially corrupted and misconfigured database. Why? Because I was pulling mysql:latest.

This should serve as a case study for those that live on the edge - it's not always wise to c...

22nd Apr 2018 - Josh Stark
Using Docker networks for better inter-container communication

Using Docker networks for better inter-container communication

A useful feature of Docker that can often be overlooked is its powerful network engine which allows you to manage subnets within the Docker ecosystem. Generally speaking, most people (myself included) will just map internal ports over to the host and use the host's IP address when accessing containe...

17th Oct 2017 - Josh Stark