What is meant by an image?

An image is a trimmed down version of operating system along with a specific set of resources pre-installed, which is downloaded from the docker repository and setup in the client machine (our machine) for use. In Docker, an image is used as a base in building a container which contains all the required dependencies along with the environment for the application to run without any hosting issues.

An image is a trimmed down version of operating system along with a specific set of resources pre-installed, which is downloaded from the docker repository and setup in the client machine (our machine) for use. In Docker, an image is used as a base in building a container which contains all the required dependencies along with the environment for the application to run without any hosting issues.

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Sriram Mannava

I'm a full-stack developer and a software enthusiast who likes to play around with cloud and tech stack out of curiosity.

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