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Build Your Own PaaS with Docker by Oskar Hane

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Connecting containers using Crane

Crane is much like Docker Compose, but it has more configuration possibilities. This is how its creator describes Crane:

"Crane is a tool to orchestrate Docker containers. It works by reading in some configuration (JSON or YAML) which describes how to obtain images and how to run containers. This simplifies setting up a development environment a lot as you don't have to bring up every container manually, remembering all the arguments you need to pass. By storing the configuration next to the data and the app(s) in a repository, you can easily share the whole environment."

This paragraph can be about Docker Compose as well, as you can see.

Installing Crane

Crane is easy to install but not easy to keep updated. The ...

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