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 12.5K GitHub stars and 1.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Jib's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Jib?
3 companies reportedly use Jib in their tech stacks, including MoMo, Lendlease Podium, and Lorthos.
13 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Jib.
Pros of Jib
No docker files to maintain
Build is faster than Docker
Coder friendly with Maven and Gradle plugins
- 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.
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