If you’re in the IT world in any capacity you’ve undoubtedly heard of docker. If not here’s a quick rundown.
Docker is a open source container technology that packages applications with libraries and dependencies. It’s somewhat like a light weight virtual machine. But, there is no need to create an entire Operating System, the Docker engine uses the same kernel as the host machine. This integration cuts down on overhead and makes application portability a dream for sysadmins and designers. These “dockerized” apps can run anywhere.
Infrastructure technology is no longer a road block to innovation.
The best way to understand Docker is to try it. Head over to free online Docker tutorial https://www.docker.com/tryit/
If you liked this then check out last week’s site of the week in all it’s open source linux. Linux Academy has a great beginner Docker course.
Here’s the link: http://justleon.net/2015/02/17/site-of-the-week-linux-academy/