Can TiDB be used without starting the PD and TiKV containers when deploying with Docker?

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Original topic: docker 部署TIDB的没有启动pd容器和tikv容器也可以使用?

| username: TiDBer_d7GhUnAP

【TiDB Environment】Kylin v4 docker
【TiDB Version】v6.1.0
【Encountered Issue】Only the TIDB-server container is started, and the pd and tikv containers are not started. But it can still be used, why is this?
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| username: xfworld | Original post link

Check the Docker instance~