Docker healthchecks: why you shouldn't use `curl` or `iwr`

added by DotNetKicks
9/25/2017 1:10:11 PM

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Healthchecks are an important feature in Docker. They let you tell the platform how to test that your application is healthy, and the instructions for doing that are captured as part of your application package. When Docker starts a container, it monitors the process that the container runs.