Docker Essentials — Image Optimization

Optimize your Docker images for production deployment.

alpha2phi
5 min readNov 4, 2021

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Essential Docker Tips and Tricks

Overview

Regardless of your role as a developer, sysadmin, or data scientist, Docker should be no stranger to you. In this article, let’s explore how we can optimize a Python Django-based application image from >400 MB to < 30 MB for production deployment.

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alpha2phi

Software engineer, Data Science and ML practitioner.