Alpine: Install cURL

A minimal Docker image based on Alpine Linux has only 5 MB in size, but a lot of tools common for Linux distributions (e.g. curl) are not installed by default. In this short note i will show how to install curl in Alpine container from the command line. I will also show how to build […]

Prometheus Monitoring: Install using Docker – Ubuntu, CentOS

What is Prometheus? Prometheus is an open-source monitoring and alerting software written in Go. It collects metrics from configured targets and stores them in a local time series database. Prometheus can run rules over collected data to either aggregate and record new time series from existing data or generate alerts. To visualize the collected data […]