Out of hundreds of optimizations that a developer thinks of, reducing the docker image size will be given the least priority. So did we.

As a result, our docker image started to weigh around 2.4 GB in size which indirectly resulted in our developer’s productivity. Below are the issues we faced with larger docker image size

-> Delay in running automated Integration Tests

Whenever we raise a merge request to the release branch, we have an automated process that builds a new image out of the raised MR code, spins up a new container out of it, and fire thousands…

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