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TrialWorth pursuing. It is important to understand how to build up this capability. Enterprises should try this technology on a project that can handle the risk.
One of the many innovative uses of Docker that we’ve seen on our projects is a technique to manage build-time dependencies. In the past, it was common to run build agents on an OS, augmented with dependencies needed for the target build. But with Docker it is possible to run the compilation step in an isolated environment complete with dependencies without contaminating the build agent. This technique of using Docker for builds has proven particularly useful for compiling Golang binaries, and the golang-builder container is available for this very purpose.