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Reduce docker images size with Alpine Linux

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In Boost we develop most of our backend services using sbt, Scala, deployed as docker containers on kubernetes. The following is something we found out while creating a new service. Openjdk docker images: 8-jre vs 8-jre-alpine So your code finally seems to wor…

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docker security

Catching security vulnerabilities in the build pipeline

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At OVO Energy we take cyber-security very seriously. We are keen to ensure that all of our services and infrastructure are set up to be as resistant as possible to attack. One area we’ve recently decided to improve in is the area of security for Docker conta…

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aws docker

Migrating to Elastic Beanstalk and Docker

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Some time ago we migrated all our services to AWS. This had many benefits, but we were still using the same deployment processes as before. As the number of services grew and our deployment process became more expensive, we decided to explore other options pro…