Google Cloud Platform Node.js Docker Image
This repository contains the source for the
gcr.io/google_appengine/nodejs docker image. This image can be used as the base image for running applications on Google App Engine Managed VMs, Google Container Engine, or any other Docker host.
To generate a Dockerfile that uses this image as a base, use the
gcloud preview app gen-config --custom
You can then modify the
.dockerignore as needed for you application.
Container Engine & other Docker hosts.
For other docker hosts, you'll need to create a
Dockerfile based on this image that copies your application code and installs dependencies. For example:
FROM gcr.io/google_appengine/nodejs # Copy application code. COPY . /app/ # Install dependencies. RUN npm --unsafe-perm install
By default, the
CMD is set to
npm start. You can change this by specifying your own
Installing a different Node.js version
The image includes the
install_node script that can be used to install a particular Node.js version. For example:
FROM gcr.io/google_appengine/nodejs # Install node.js 0.12.7 RUN install_node v0.12.7 # Copy application code. COPY . /app/ # Install dependencies. RUN npm --unsafe-perm install
Node.js is installed with binary packages hosted on a Google-provided mirror.