What is Alpine Linux?
Alpine Linux is a security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox.
Alpine Linux is a tool in the Operating Systems category of a tech stack.
Alpine Linux is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Alpine Linux's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Alpine Linux?
111 companies reportedly use Alpine Linux in their tech stacks, including CRED, CircleCI, and deleokorea.
244 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Alpine Linux.
Alpine Linux Integrations
Netdata, Apache Traffic Server, Trivy, DockerSlim, and Grype are some of the popular tools that integrate with Alpine Linux. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with Alpine Linux.
Pros of Alpine Linux
Good in containers
Supports armhf, aarch64, x86, ppc64, armv7,s390x
Does not run glibc binaries
Widely used in docker containers everywhere
Choice of init system
Excellent Package Manager
Small install footprint
Small memory footprint
Alpine Linux Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Alpine Linux?
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