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Docker, why I prefer Alpine as base instead of Ubuntu

I like Docker. I use it almost everything. A few months ago, I started every Dockerfile with this line:

FROM ubuntu:xx.xx

where xx.xx is the latest LTS version. Ok nice. After I used Docker I realised, the size and time matter. I started to seek a new base image that fits my needs and smaller (quicker build). I found Alpine. It’s awesome.

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