Dockerizing Spring Boot Application (Part 2)

Reading Time: 3 minutesReducing Docker Image Size My colleagues’ feedback about my previous post helped me investigate more efficient ways of writing Dockerfile. The first thing that I realized was choosing the right image base. Alpine based images are recommended for slimmer images and is much smaller than other base images in general. —Dockerfile 1— FROM java:8 VOLUME /tmp ADD target/demo-0.0.1-SNAPSHOT.jar

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Dockerizing Spring Boot Application

Reading Time: 3 minutesIn my previous post, I mentioned about How to run docker container on your local machine. This post is about the dockerizing backend part of the Nutrition Tracking Application. We will follow these steps: Building Spring Boot project Writing a Dockerfile Building and running docker image Step 1: Building Spring Boot project mvn clean packagewill produce a

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Docker Overview

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhat is Docker? Docker is an open platform for developing, shipping, and running applications. It is one of the popular tools to build Continuous Integration and Delivery pipelines. Each organization has its own way of building DevOps solution depending on their needs. 21 DevOps and Docker Reference Architectures pulled together the design decisions of some organizations.

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