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What Is Docker and Why Use It?

What Is Dockerand Why Use It?

Article Abstract

New development practices in terms of continuous integration and continuous deployment have pushed forward ideas like containerization. Docker is the "poster child" of the containerization movement - but is it here to stay?

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What Are Containers?
Learn about containers and how they allow developers to focus on the application instead of the infrastructure.
Docker vs. Virtualization
While there are a ton of similarities, there are also many differences between Docker and traditional virtualization - find out more about them and how you can benefit.

This article is part of the Docker on the Bigstep Metal Cloud series:

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