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Orchestrating Docker by Shrikrishna Holla

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Inception: Build Docker in Docker

Though installing from standard repositories is easier, they usually contain older versions, which means that you might miss critical updates or features. The best way to remain updated is to regularly get the latest version from the public GitHub repository. Traditionally, building software from a source has been painful and done only by people who actually work on the project. This is not so with Docker. From Docker 0.6, it has been possible to build Docker in Docker. This means that upgrading Docker is as simple as building a new version in Docker itself and replacing the binary. Let's see how this is done.

Dependencies

You need to have the following tools installed in a 64-bit Linux machine (VM or bare-metal) ...

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