Docker Commands for Development to Deployment

The objective of this article to understand the end to end flow of container development to deployment in the target environment and list the Docker commands needed for every action.

1. Introduction

The overall process consists of developing a container image with your code, dependent software, and configurations, running and testing the container in a development environment, publishing the container image into Docker Hub, and finally, deploying the Docker image and running the container in the target environment. This article assumes that you have installed Docker engine in the development and target environment. Please refer to 6.3 for installation instructions.

2. Develop Container Image

To build the container image, we have to create a dockerfile which will contain all the necessary information. Please refer here to develop the dockerfile.

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