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Alpine, Slim, Stretch, Buster, Jessie, Bullseye — What are the Differences in Docker Images?

And which one should I choose?

Photo by Héctor J. Rivas on Unsplash

If you are like me, the first time you went to create a Dockerfile and had to choose an image from the DockerHub page, you were thoroughly confused. Sometimes choices like this can freeze us up from acting, so maybe we just go with the standard image and avoid looking into it…



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Julie Perilla Garcia

Lead Software Engineer and Engineering Manager @ Memorial Sloan Kettering | I write about clean code and how to be a well-rounded Software Engineer.