Docker Compose

Quick start guide for Deploying Asserts on Virtual or Physical Machine


  • At least 4 GB of RAM dedicated to the host running the Docker engine

    • 8Gb is recommended

  • Docker Engine

  • Docker-Compose >= v1.27.1

Install Docker Dependencies

Install Docker

  1. Update the installed packages and package cache on your instance

    sudo yum update -y
  2. Install the most recent Docker Engine package

    sudo yum install docker
  3. Start the Docker service

    sudo service docker start
  4. Verify that you can execute can execute Docker CLI commands

    docker -v
    # Docker version 20.10.11, build dea9396

Install Docker-Compose

  1. Run this command to download the current stable release of Docker Compose:

    sudo curl -L "$(uname -s)-$(uname -m)" -o /usr/local/bin/docker-compose

  2. Apply executable permissions to the binary:

    sudo chmod +x /usr/local/bin/docker-compose

  3. Add to Path

    export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/bin

  4. Verify that you can execute docker-compose CLI commands

    docker-compose --version
    # docker-compose version 1.29.2, build 5becea4c

    For more info see 👉 Install Docker Compose

Optional Prerequisites

All Asserts services publish their own metrics, which are in turn consumed by Asserts so it can monitor itself. This enables you to install and run Asserts without the following prerequisites to get a taste of the value that Asserts aims to provide. However, to realize the full potential that Asserts can provide please consider satisfying the following prerequisites.


  1. Download the latest Asserts docker-compose files:

  2. Pull Latest Images

    docker-compose pull

  3. Run Asserts Services

    docker-compose up -d --remove-orphans

  4. Open Asserts

    or run

    open http://localhost
  5. Request a trial license to start observing!


  1. Download the latest docker files:

  2. Pull Latest Images

    docker-compose pull
  3. Run Asserts Services

    docker-compose up -d --remove-orphans


  1. Stop Asserts To Stop and Remove containers:

    docker-compose down

  2. Managing Volumes Docker data volume persists even after a container is deleted. See how to manage persistent data here

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