What is Watchtower?
It is an application that will monitor your running Docker containers and watch for changes to the images that those containers were originally started from. If it detects that an image has changed, it will automatically restart the container using the new image.
Watchtower is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
Watchtower is an open source tool with 7.5K GitHub stars and 445 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Watchtower's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Watchtower?
3 companies reportedly use Watchtower in their tech stacks, including TRIPTIC, Arctic Bit, and MysteryMod.
4 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Watchtower.
Docker, Slack, Docker Compose, Microsoft Teams, and Discord are some of the popular tools that integrate with Watchtower. Here's a list of all 9 tools that integrate with Watchtower.
Pros of Watchtower
- Container selection
- Private registries
- Linked containers
- Remote hosts
- Secure connections
- Lifecycle hooks
Watchtower Alternatives & Comparisons
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