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Docker: Creating Structured Containers by Scott Gallagher, Allan Espinosa, Russ McKendrick, Santosh Kumar Konduri, Vaibhav Kohli, Rajdeep Dua, Neependra Khare, Oskar Hane, Shrikrishna Holla, Vinod Singh, Jeeva S. Chelladhurai, Pethuru Raj

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Docker security fundamentals

In the previous sections, we looked into some Docker tools that you can use, such as TLS for communication, and using read-only containers to help ensure data isn't changed or manipulated. In this section, we will focus on some more options that are available from within the Docker ecosystem that can be used to help secure up your environments to another level. We will take a look at the kernel namespaces that provide another layer of abstraction by providing the running process to its own resources that appear only to the process itself and not to other processes that might be running. We will cover more about kernel namespaces in this section. We will then take a look at the control groups. Control groups, more commonly ...

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