Jib logo


Containerize your Java application (by Google)
+ 1

What is Jib?

Jib builds Docker and OCI images for your Java applications and is available as plugins for Maven and Gradle.
Jib is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
Jib is an open source tool with 13.1K GitHub stars and 1.5K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Jib's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Jib?

4 companies reportedly use Jib in their tech stacks, including Raisin, MoMo, and Lendlease Podium.

13 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Jib.

Jib Integrations

Pros of Jib
No docker files to maintain
Build is faster than Docker
Coder friendly with Maven and Gradle plugins

Jib's Features

  • Fast - Deploy your changes fast. Jib separates your application into multiple layers, splitting dependencies from classes. Now you don’t have to wait for Docker to rebuild your entire Java application - just deploy the layers that changed.
  • Reproducible - Rebuilding your container image with the same contents always generates the same image. Never trigger an unnecessary update again.
  • Daemonless - Reduce your CLI dependencies. Build your Docker image from within Maven or Gradle and push to any registry of your choice. No more writing Dockerfiles and calling docker build/push.

Jib Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Jib?
Created at Netflix, it has been battle-tested in production by hundreds of teams over millions of deployments. It combines a powerful and flexible pipeline management system with integrations to the major cloud providers.
The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
A tool to build container images from a Dockerfile, inside a container or Kubernetes cluster. kaniko doesn't depend on a Docker daemon and executes each command within a Dockerfile completely in userspace. This enables building container images in environments that can't easily or securely run a Docker daemon, such as a standard Kubernetes cluster.
Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
Docker Compose
With Compose, you define a multi-container application in a single file, then spin your application up in a single command which does everything that needs to be done to get it running.
See all alternatives

Jib's Followers
41 developers follow Jib to keep up with related blogs and decisions.