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Best practices for Docker in production

Episode #323, published Sat, Jul 3, 2021, recorded Mon, Jun 14, 2021.

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You've got your Python API or app running in a Docker container. Great! Are you ready to ship it to that hosted cluster service and head off to production? Not so fast. Have you considered how you'll manage evolving dependencies and addressing security updates over time? Not just for the base OS but for installed packages? How about your pip installed dependencies? Are you running as root? If you don't know, the answer is yes.

We'll discuss these issues and many more with Itamar Turner-Trauring on this episode.

Links from the show

PyCon Talk: youtube.com
Docker packaging articles (code TALKPYTHON to get 15% off): pythonspeed.com
PSF+JetBrains 2020 Survey: jetbrains.com
Give me back my monolith article: craigkerstiens.com
TestContainers: github.com
SpaceMacs: spacemacs.org
Rust bindings for Python: github.com
PyOxidizer: pyoxidizer.readthedocs.io
ahocorasick_rs: Quickly search for multiple substrings at once: github.com
FIL Profiler: pythonspeed.com
Free ebook covering this process: pythonspeed.com

Talk Python Twilio + Flask course: talkpython.fm/twilio
Watch this episode on YouTube: youtube.com
Episode transcripts: talkpython.fm

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