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Running Oracle in Docker for development and testing

Running Oracle in Docker for development and testing

I’m working on a Python based microservice that needs to communicate with an Oracle database. My development environment consist only of my laptop, so to do some real testing I decided to spin up Oracle in a Docker container on my laptop. For me, the process of getting things up and running wasn’t very straight forward for an Oracle newbie as myself, so I though I’d share my setup in case others may benefit from it. Let’s start with my…

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Developing .NET applications without installing .NET SDK

Developing .NET applications without installing .NET SDK

I recently developed a small .NET application. I considered installing the .NET SDK on my laptop (on which I were to develop the .NET application), but was unsure of which version I would need, and how I would potentially downgrade the SDK version if needed.  Instead of installing the SDK on my laptop, I decided to run the SDK inside a Docker container. This way I could easily switch between SDK versions if needed, as all I’d have to do…

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Docker build fails with “no matching manifest for unknown in the manifest list entries”

Docker build fails with “no matching manifest for unknown in the manifest list entries”

I recently got this error when trying to build a Windows container (specifically microsoft/dotnet-framework:4.7.2-sdk) on my Windows 10 laptop: no matching manifest for unknown in the manifest list entries I was surprised that I couldn’t build Windows containers on my Windows laptop, but then I recalled that Docker for Windows let you choose between running Linux containers or Windows containers. As I until now had exclusively ran Linux containers, my Docker was set up to run Linux containers, but configuring Docker to…

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