How do I upload a docker compose application that is in github

I have an application comprising nestjs, redis, and postgresl that is built using docker compomise on my local macbook. The application is in gitHub. I am trying to upload this to digital ocean and then run docker compose in a single droplet. Is there a guide about this?

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Bobby Iliev
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October 19, 2023

Hi there,

What you could do is:

  • Spin up a new Droplet with Docker installed, you could use the following 1-click installation here

  • Next, clone your repository on that Droplet:
  • Access the directory:
  • Finally run Docker Compose, and if your application has any environment variables or configurations that need to be updated for the production environment, make sure to update them first. Then, you can run:
docker-compose up -d

One additional thing that you should consider is using a firewall to close some of the specific ports like the Redis one for example:

Let me know if you have any questions!



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