Can anyone recommend the smallest OS install of WordPress+DB?

I have been playing with various Linux distros with the goal in mind of
having the smallest possible (in terms of disk size) install of WordPress

Last I tried was VMWare Photon and a WordPress docker image with DB.
At the end it ended up at nearly 4GB in total.

Turnkey with WordPress was a tiny bit better.

I do think it should be possible for sub 1GB in total.

(Then I could launch a lot of them on a vmserver with strong isolation)

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  1. You can try a Debian base image but you would have to manually install Apache and MySQL. I think the biggest issue would actually be with MySQL as it requires a lot of space on its own, not including the database size.


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