A brief overview of container networking

Networking is a critical infrastructure component of enterprise and cloud IT. Especially, as computing becomes extremely distributed, networking becomes indispensable. Typically, a Docker host comprises multiple Docker containers and hence the networking has become a crucial component for realizing composite containerized applications. Docker containers also need to interact and collaborate with local as well as remote ones to come out with distributed applications. Precisely speaking, different and distributed containers need to be publicly found, network-accessible, and composable to bring forth business-centric and process-aware applications.

One of the key strengths of the Docker containerization ...

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