Tuan-Anh Tran

Using alpine as base Docker image

Posted on April 13, 2017  •  1 minutes  • 126 words

I recently updated all of my personal Dockerfiles that I have for multiple purposes to use alpine as base image.

Prior this, I just use ubuntu as the base image and don’t have much care about built-images size. However, using Kubernetes, having small images size can make rolling out update speed much faster.

Some tips for reducing Docker image size that I found during my research:

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