Troubleshoot Docker Performance Issues

You might experience several Docker performance issues. This information is intended to help resolve the following Docker performance issues.
  • Containers are getting stuck.
  • The Docker process consumes a lot of resources.
  • Time synchronization issues between the container and the OS.
Cause
The installed Docker package and its dependencies are not up to date.
Workaround
  1. Update the package manager cache.
    Linux Distribution
    Command
    CentOS
    yum check-update
    Debian
    apt-get update
  2. (Optional)
    Check for a newer version of the Docker package.
    Linux Distribution
    Command
    CentOS
    yum check-update docker
    Debian
    apt-cache policy docker
  3. Update the Docker package.
    Linux Distribution
    Command
    CentOS
    yum update docker
    Debian
    apt-get update docker

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