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January 2023

What is a Container Image?

What does it mean to build a container image? What are layers in docker images? How do you make sense of all the commands and instructions in a dockerfile? Why is it better to use slim base images vs full linux distros? In this video, we answer these questions, and more! While it's easy to create your container images from a dockerfile, there might be some technicalities hidden behind the tools that you need to understand.