Introducing apko: bringing distroless nirvana to Alpine Linux

Earlier today, Chainguard released version 0.1 of our apko tool.  This tool allows for the composition of so-called “distroless” images from APK-based software distributions, such as Alpine Linux, using a declarative configuration.  Unlike the traditional distroless tooling, apko enables the creation of minimal, small-attack-surface images without the complications of…