Before we start using Docker, let's take a brief look at how the Docker is meant to be used, how it is structured, and what are the major components of the complete system.
The following list and the accompanying image should help understand the architecture of Docker pipeline:
- Dockerfile: It consists of instructions on how to build an image that runs our program.
- Docker client: This is a command-line program used by the user to interact with Docker daemon.
- Docker daemon: This is the Daemon application that listens for commands to manage building or running containers and pushing containers to Docker registry. It is also responsible for configuring container networks, volumes, and so on.
- Docker images: Docker images ...