Deploying with Docker

EventNative provides a Docker image to simplify deployment on your IaaS or hardware of choice. We build two images:

  • ksense/eventnative:latest — contains the latest stable production release. This image is built from master branch

  • ksense/eventnative:beta — contains a latest beta version built from beta branch

We recommend using beta for experiments. It's stable and well tested. It usually takes 2-4 months for the feature to graduate from beta to stable. This guide uses beta build. Just replace is with latest if you want to run a stable version

Getting started with Docker

  • Pull the image from Docker Hub with: docker pull ksense/eventnative:beta

  • Create your config file and save it in your directory of choice (referenced below as <config_dir>) as eventnative.yaml

  • Create an empty directory for log files (referenced below as <log_dir>). EventNative will use this dir to keep temporary log-files. This parameter is optional, but if it's absent, data-consistency is not guaranteed - EventNative may lose data when the docker container is restarted

Make sure the <config_dir> and <log_dir> does not exist - in this case, they will be created with сorrect permissions. If directories already exist give them 777 permissions:

chmod 777 {DIR}

  • Run the Docker image and mount your config file with the following command:

docker run -p <local_port>:8001 \
-v /<config_dir>/:/home/eventnative/app/res/ \
-v /<log_dir>/:/home/eventnative/logs/events/ \

Please, refer <log_dir> and <config_dir> by their absolute paths. Use $PWD macro if necessary. Example:

docker run --name eventnative-test -p 8000:8001 \n
-v $PWD/eventnative.yaml:/home/eventnative/app/res/eventnative.yaml \
-v $PWD/eventnative-logs:/home/eventnative/logs/events/ \

Also, EventNative supports passing config via CONFIG_LOCATION environment variable. The configuration might be one of the described formats. For example, docker run with externalized HTTP configuration source:

docker run --name eventnative-test -p 8000:8001 \n
-v $PWD/eventnative-logs:/home/eventnative/logs/events/ \

Once you see Started banner, it EventNative is running.