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Docker manifest – A peek into image’s manifest.json files

Reading Time: 4 minutes docker manifest – An experimental feature ! The image manifest provides a configuration and a set of layers for a container image. This is an experimental feature. To enable this feature in the Docker CLI, one can edit the config.json file found in ~/.docker/config.json like : What is ‘docker manifest’ ? The docker manifest command does not work independently to perform any action. In order Continue Reading

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A word on ‘docker buildx’

Reading Time: 4 minutes What is Docker Buildx ? Docker Buildx can be defined as a CLI plugin that provides us with the extra features supported by the Moby BuildKit builder toolkit along with the features of the normal docker commands. Furthermore, it also provides us with the same user experience as building with the docker build command. Also, along with some new extra features added over it like Continue Reading

Getting started with Docker: Practical Introduction

Reading Time: 3 minutes What is docker Docker is a is a software containerization platform which packages our software application and all its dependencies into a single package in form of containers. It helps to run our application seamlessly in any environment such as development, testing or production. Docker assures that we don’t need to install dependencies again and again. it saves lots of time and energy. It also Continue Reading