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What are the reasons Docker should not be used for databases?

When people talk about running a database in Docker, they do not mean to store the data in a container; they are talking about having a docker image with the DB software, and mounting the data as a ...
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What are the reasons Docker should not be used for databases?

I wrote about this in depth but here's the summary: Preventing split brain (electing more than one master node) needs to be solved. Failure to do so can be catastrophic There are no production ready ...
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What are feasible quality criteria for Git repositories?

Who is responsible for checking that people don't check in commits that have large files? The same people who are responsible for checking that the commits aren't bad in other ways: everyone. If git ...
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Are there Docker Hub comparable public Docker image repositories?

With Docker following the Open Container Initiative, in the event that Docker were to disappear, people would still have access to images stored outside of Docker Hub. While there is not a public ...
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Modelling economic value of risk-reduction DevOPs efforts

Is there any sensible risk model, together with its parameters, that can be used to estimate the value of efforts invested in risk-reduction? Yes, of course. For non-life-threatening risks (say, your ...
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Modelling economic value of risk-reduction DevOPs efforts

You are probably unable to find data on this for two main reasons. Firstly, because it varies from system to system. Does an outage cost you money due to contractual obligations? Or only in lost ...
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What are feasible quality criteria for Git repositories?

Having spent lots of time on github and various private corporate repos on gitlab and such there are certain things that make a huge difference in how good a repo seems to me: Does the README clearly ...
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