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The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible. - Arthur C. Clarke

Mar 4, 2018 - 5 minute read - Comments - post-mortem

How We Deleted All Our Base Images

The Problem At my organization, we typically push over 100 images a day. We are running Docker Trusted Registry with an NFS storage backened powered by Netapp OnTAP, which has dedupe, compression, etc. Storage space isn’t a huge concern for us but we’ve noticed our registry tipping the scales at over 500gb. This included months of old builds and assets that are of no value to the organization. We realized we needed a strategy to clean up old manifests but how?

Jun 4, 2017 - 8 minute read - Comments - workshop

Docker Image Optimization

This is a presentation that I made at our Nashville Docker Meetup in May. We will cover the new multi-stage build features of Dockerfile and cover some basics in regards to optimizing your image builds and how docker images work. Some understanding of Dockerfiles and images are assumed in this talk.