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Docker Tip #5: The Benefits of Using the Same Base OS for All Images

Docker will happily build your images if they have a different OS, but you can get a few quick wins by using the same base OS all around.

Docker and Ansible Solve 2 Different Problems and They Can Be Used Together

There is some overlap on what each of these tools can do for you, but at the end of the day it makes a lot of sense to use both together.

Docker Tip #4: Does Your Docker Image OS Need to Match Your Host OS?

Your Docker Image OS is what you have defined in your Dockerfile and your host OS is what you're running Docker on. They can be different.

Understanding how the Docker Daemon and Docker CLI Work Together

Docker is not a monolithic piece of software. It is composed of a few different tools and this article will cover the daemon and the CLI.

Docker Tip #3: Chain Your Docker RUN Instructions to Shrink Your Images

You might be doing things in your Dockerfile that are causing your images to be bloated. Here's 1 strategy for shrinking them.

5 Steps to Take Before Moving Your Applications Into Docker

You've done your research and decided that you're going to embrace Docker, but how do you begin the migration process?

Docker Tip #2: The Difference between COPY and ADD in a Dockerfile

Sometimes you see COPY or ADD being used in a Dockerfile, but 99% of the time you should be using COPY, here's why.

Comparing Virtual Machines vs Docker Containers

Visualize and understand the difference between how applications run in both Virtual Machines and Docker Containers.

Docker Tip #1: Docker Containers Are Isolated Processes, Not Virtual Machines

There's a number of ways to better understand what Docker containers are, and one way to do that is to define what Docker containers aren't.

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