It's not very often a technology comes along, which is adopted so widely across an entire industry. Since its first public release in March 2013, Docker has not only gained the support of both end users, like you and I, but also industry leaders such as Amazon, Microsoft, and Google.

Docker is currently using the following sentence on their website to describe why you would want to use it:

Docker provides an integrated technology suite that enables development and IT operations teams to build, ship, and run distributed applications anywhere.

As simple as Docker's description sounds, it's been the ultimate goal for most development and IT operations teams for several years to have a tool, which can ensure that an application can consistently ...

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