We use cookies to understand how people use Depot.
Blog
Faster Docker image builds in Cloud Build with layer caching banner
kyle
Kyle Galbraith
18 November 2022
Faster Docker image builds in Cloud Build with layer caching
The easiest way to get faster Docker image builds inside of Google Cloud Build is to make use of the layer cache as frequently as possible. But options available today in Cloud Build can often negate the advantages of layer caching.
Now available: A Depot plugin for asdf banner
kyle
Kyle Galbraith
11 November 2022
Now available: A Depot plugin for asdf
If you use the asdf version manager, you can now add our Depot CLI as a plugin to manage all of your versions in one place.
Platform Release 2022-11 banner
jacob
Jacob Gillespie
3 November 2022
Platform Release 2022-11
Platform version 2022-11 is deployed for all users. This update includes faster build start times, upgraded machine types, and simplified networking for more stable builds.
Depot Changelog: October 2022 banner
kyle
Kyle Galbraith
1 November 2022
Depot Changelog: October 2022
We're excited to announce that we are now working on Depot full-time as we aim to change the build of today into one that is fast, reliable, and capable of fixing the impedence mismatch between build tools & CI providers.
New feature: Login with Google and Microsoft banner
kyle
Kyle Galbraith
30 October 2022
New feature: Login with Google and Microsoft
We made it even easier to sign up and try out Depot by adding support for logging in with Google and Microsoft accounts.
Depot Changelog: September 2022 banner
kyle
Kyle Galbraith
6 October 2022
Depot Changelog: September 2022
It was a busy month for Depot, we landed on the front page of Hacker News and made a lot of progress on new features and improvements. Check out what we built over the past month.
Building Docker Images in GitLab CI with Depot banner
kyle
Kyle Galbraith
26 September 2022
Building Docker Images in GitLab CI with Depot
Building Docker images in GitLab CI comes with security, complexity, and performance tradeoffs. With Depot, you can go back to building Docker images quickly and securely from your existing GitLab CI jobs, no tradeoffs needed.
Depot Changelog: August 2022 banner
kyle
Kyle Galbraith
1 September 2022
Depot Changelog: August 2022
We launched some awesome stuff this month and are preparing to launch Depot publicly in all the usual places throughout September. Check out what we built this month and where we are launching Depot next week.
Introducing self-hosted Depot builders banner
kyle
Kyle Galbraith
18 August 2022
Introducing self-hosted Depot builders
Self-hosted Depot builders are here! Launch builders in your own AWS accounts on a per-project basis and connect directly to them without passing through any Depot proxy.
Depot Changelog: July 2022 banner
kyle
Kyle Galbraith
1 August 2022
Depot Changelog: July 2022
It's been a little quieter this past month, but big things are coming over the horizon. Let's dig into what we have been working on over the past month and are building to in the near future.
How to reduce the size of a Docker image using dive banner
kyle
Kyle Galbraith
22 July 2022
How to reduce the size of a Docker image using dive
Reducing the overall image size is key to building and launching Docker images as quickly as possible. The smaller the image size, the less network bandwidth we have to consume to build and launch it.
Depot Changelog: June 2022 banner
kyle
Kyle Galbraith
8 July 2022
Depot Changelog: June 2022
Depot is coming out of beta! Here is what we built in June and what we're working on next.
How to use Docker layer caching in GitHub Actions banner
kyle
Kyle Galbraith
27 June 2022
How to use Docker layer caching in GitHub Actions
One of the keys to building a Docker image quickly is making use of the layer cache as frequently as possible. More cache hits means faster build times. Here we dive into how to make use of the layer cache in GitHub Actions.
New feature: project tokens banner
kyle
Kyle Galbraith
21 June 2022
New feature: project tokens
You can now authenticate to Depot with a project-specific API token, for fine-grained access control over your Docker builds.
Depot Changelog: May 2022 banner
kyle
Kyle Galbraith
12 June 2022
Depot Changelog: May 2022
Here is everything that is new with Depot after our first month of learning and iterating with all of our great collaborators during closed beta.
Fast Dockerfiles: theory and practice banner
jacob
Jacob Gillespie
7 June 2022
Fast Dockerfiles: theory and practice
Writing a Dockerfile that builds quickly involves understanding the Docker layer cache and working with it to maximize the number of cache hits between builds.
How to build Arm and multi-architecture containers today banner
kyle
Kyle Galbraith
26 May 2022
How to build Arm and multi-architecture containers today
The state of building Arm and multi-architecture containers today is filled with tradeoffs and complexities. In this post, we explore the current options, including how Depot addresses these challenges.
Introducing Depot — A faster way to build Docker images banner
kyle
Kyle Galbraith
12 May 2022
Introducing Depot — A faster way to build Docker images
Depot is a new container build service with blazing fast compute and persistent caching, for both Intel and Arm containers.