Old shipping container
Old shipping container

Software rot, or bit rot, is a term to describe entropy causing a code base to degrade over time. The decay is usually in small ways that are non critical on their own but can add up to real problems over time if not dealt with. A similar problem can occur with Docker images that are not regularly maintained.

Docker images are supposed to be static and complete, so how can this be?

Let’s start by examining how a classical server setup in a mutable architecture environment might be setup. A server, virtual or otherwise, would run a full operating…

Matt Kubilus

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