[sdnog] What is Docker?
philip at trouble.is
Sun Nov 13 20:19:15 SAST 2016
On 2016-11-13 09:05:00 (-0800), Sara Alamin <sara.alamin at sudren.edu.sd>
> I wanted to ask about the "Docker", when you try to install some
> programs in ubuntu you can find an option to install these programs
> using "docker"
> Is it similar to linux repositories? and what is the benefit for using
Docker is a mechanism for creating virtual "appliances" by putting some
software and all its dependencies in a virtual machine image so that it
can be easily deployed without having to worry about dependencies.
It seems interesting but I can't imagine why anyone would need it. But
I'm not a systemsy person so ... who knows.
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