Example based explanation about Docker

“It makes deployment easier”, “It makes environments more equal to each other”, “It is just a trend”. These are some quotes people give to the phenomena Docker. In this tutorial, I show some basic things with Docker.

But first; What the hell is Docker? Docker is a light weight opensource framework to package an application in a container. The purpose of this container is that it can runs anywhere (in the cloud, on your own computer or in your own datacenter) without configuring each environment seperately. The idea behind this principle is that the container contains everything; your application, the configuration of your applications, shares and also a OS, which is mainly Linux. Continue reading