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docker disk space management


How to clear Docker cache and save disk space

How to clear Docker cache and save disk space

You can spin up a Docker container in a few seconds. A quick “docker run” command, and voila, your shiny new app is online. But this simplicity often leads to a performance bottleneck – High Disk Space usage.

Docker focuses on fast container deployment, and doesn’t focus much on disk space management. That’s why manual intervention is required to manage disk space in Docker machines. (more…)

How to change Docker directory

How to change Docker directory

Maintaining adequate disk space is a crucial task we perform in our outsourced server management services. Lack of free space can often lead to server crashes.

In Docker machines, ‘/var/lib/docker’ is the directory where the Docker images and the container data are stored by default, when Docker is installed: (more…)