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A minimal init system for Linux containers, by Yelp
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What is Dumb-init?

dumb-init runs as PID 1, acting like a simple init system. It launches a single process and then proxies all received signals to a session rooted at that child process. Since your actual process is no longer PID 1, when it receives signals from dumb-init, the default signal handlers will be applied, and your process will behave as you would expect. If your process dies, dumb-init will also die, taking care to clean up any other processes that might still remain.
Dumb-init is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
Dumb-init is an open source tool with 5.1K GitHub stars and 300 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Dumb-init's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Dumb-init?


4 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Dumb-init.

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Dumb-init's Features

  • Acts like a simple init system, Runs as PID1 instead of your process

Dumb-init Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Dumb-init?
It allows its users to monitor and control a number of processes on UNIX-like operating systems. It shares some of the same goals of programs like launchd, daemontools, and runit. it is meant to be used to control processes related to a project or a customer, and is meant to start like any other program at boot time.
Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
Docker Compose
With Compose, you define a multi-container application in a single file, then spin your application up in a single command which does everything that needs to be done to get it running.
Helm is the best way to find, share, and use software built for Kubernetes.
Rancher is an open source container management platform that includes full distributions of Kubernetes, Apache Mesos and Docker Swarm, and makes it simple to operate container clusters on any cloud or infrastructure platform.
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Dumb-init's Followers
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