QuickTip : Why is my disk usage steadily growing when using docker?

Valkyrie Studios
Apr 3 · 5 min read

Why is my disk usage steadily growing over time?

disk usage plot over the span of 30 days (staging)
disk usage plot over the span of 30 days (production)

Docker builds have a slight pitfall

Enter the Docker System namespace

docker system df

docker system prune

You will be asked whether or not you want to continue

tldr;

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