Docker

Docker is an open-source platform that automates the process by which any application is deployed in the form of a container that is portable, lightweight, self-sufficient, and which can run virtually anywhere. Primarily based on the LXC or Linux Container, Docker is used by developers and system administrators while working with distributed applications. Rather than being an underlying technology, this platform acts as a comprehensive abstraction layer that enables developers to package or containerize an application, including its dependencies, and run it on any infrastructure. Simply put, Docker containers function like shipping containers which offer a standard and reliable way of shipping literally any application.

Docker provides ...

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