Deploy tomcat applications in Docker containers

Deploying you applications in containers, you are sure that they are easily portable and scalable… Here a sample of deploying a .war application using a Docker container Create a Dockerfile like``` FROM tomcat:8-jre8 MAINTAINER “Matteo” ADD server.xml /usr/local/tomcat/conf/ ADD tomcat-users.xml /usr/local/tomcat/conf/ ADD ojdbc6.jar /usr/local/tomcat/lib/ ADD bips.war /usr/local/tomcat/webapps/ Build a docker image docker build . -t myapp Run one or more docker images of your appplication with docker run –restart=unless-stopped –name myapp1 -p 8080:8080 -d myapp docker run –restart=unless-stopped –name myapp2 -p 8081:8080 -d myapp It is better to redirect tomcat logs to stdout: in this way you can see them with docker logs myapp

March 14, 2017 · 1 min · 105 words · Matteo Redaelli