Chapter 10. Image pipelines

This chapter covers

  • The goals of Docker image pipelines
  • Patterns for building images and using metadata to help consumers use your image
  • Common approaches for testing that images are configured correctly and secure
  • Patterns for tagging images so they can be identified and delivered to consumers
  • Patterns for publishing images to runtime environments and registries

In chapter 8, you learned how to build Docker images automatically by using Dockerfiles and the docker build command. However, building the image is merely one critical step in a longer process for delivering functioning and trustworthy images. Image publishers should perform tests to verify that the image works under the expected operating conditions. ...

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