Author: Dipayan Pramanik

Introduction to Dockerfile and its various Instructions

Reading Time: 4 minutes What is a Dockerfile Dockerfile is a special text document that contains all the commands necessary for building an image. Docker reads the Dockerfile and builds an image based on the commands and instructions provided in the Dockerfile. A Docker image follows a layered architechture. Every line in the Dockerfile forms a new layer in the architecture of the image. Docker chaches individual layers of Continue Reading