Docker Takes A Lot of Space. Use Docker Prune To Reclaim It.
Docker images, both big and small, take space on your hard drive.
Constantly creating — or, “building” in the development operations “DevOps” parlance takes even more space. Each “build”, a.k.a.
docker build or
docker-compose build creates a new or multiple new Docker images. The previously built images don’t necessarily go anywhere, consuming more and more precious hard disk space. While today’s machines are coming with a few Terabytes of storage space, it still adds up. Not to mention it makes the output from the