Running Multiple Spring Boot Services with Docker Compose

In this post we'll look at how Docker Compose makes it easier to configure and run multiple containers in your local environment. Why Docker Compose? First up, you don't need Docker compose to run multiple containers. You can do this just fine by manually starting and stopping the containers yourself, as shown previously in this post.  However, as the number of containers in your application grows,  it becomes more cumbersome to manage each container manually. Docker compose simplifies things by allowing you to configure a multi container application in a single YAML file. You can start and stop all containers in the application with a [...]