Today, there is a buzz all around about Docker and containerisation in general. What exactly is Docker and how is it related to containerisation? What are the top benefits of using docker? Why did it became so popular? In this article I will answer all these questions as well as give you a few statistics and some successful case studies related to Docker that are nice to know about.
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What is docker & how is it related to containerization
Running applications in containers instead of virtual machines is gaining momentum in the IT world. The technology is considered to be one of the fastest growing in recent the history of the software industry. At its heart lies Docker, a platform that allows users to easily pack, distribute and manage applications within containers. In other words, It is an open-source project that automates the deployment of applications inside software containers.
Docker really makes it easier to create, deploy, and run applications by using containers. And containers allow a developer to package up an application with all of the parts it needs, such as libraries and other dependencies, and ship it all out as one …