What is Docker and why you want to work with it!

What is Docker and why you want to work with it!

Publish date : 2023/12/12

Docker overview

Docker is an open platform for developing, shipping, and running applications. Docker enables you to separate your applications from your infrastructure so you can deliver your projects (software) quickly. With Docker, you can manage your infrastructure in the same ways you manage your applications. By taking advantage of Docker's methodologies (shipping, testing, and deploying code), you can significantly reduce the delay between writing code and running it in production.

Here are some cool things about Docker:

Easy to Carry: You know how you can take a lunchbox anywhere? Docker is like that for software. It wraps up your program with everything it needs to run, so you can move it around without any headaches.

Saves Space: Docker is like a master of organization. It doesn't waste any space. You can have lots of different programs, but Docker keeps them all in neat little packages. It's like having a superhero who can fit a ton of stuff into a tiny backpack.

Fix Problems Fast: If something goes wrong with your program, Docker lets you go back in time. You can jump to an earlier version that worked perfectly. It's like having a time

No More "It Works on My Machine" Excuses: Docker makes sure your program works the same way on your computer, your friend's computer, and even on big computers in the cloud. No more saying, "It works on my computer, I swear!"

Play Nice with Others: Docker lets different programs play together without fighting. They stay in their own little containers and don't mess with each other. It's like having separate rooms for your toys.

Fast and Light: Docker is super quick. It doesn't hog your computer's resources, so your programs start up fast and use just what they need. It's like having a race car for your software.

Now, some big companies love using Docker:

Google: They use Docker to run their apps in the cloud smoothly.

Microsoft: Yep, even Microsoft is a fan. They use Docker for many of their services.

Facebook: The place where you like, share, and post pictures? They use Docker too.

Amazon: The giant online store? They use Docker to make sure their website runs without a hitch.

So, if you want your software to be like a superhero – quick, reliable, and easy to move around – Docker is your sidekick!


Aykhan Akhundov



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