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July 2016, Vol. 5, No. 7

Docker users share unfiltered feedback on containerization

Docker users from Argentina to France have two things in common: an interest in the potential of IT containers and a willingness to share the good, bad and ugly of implementing Docker. Docker is synonymous with containers, which isolate apps with virtualization above the operating system level on a server or cloud instance. Docker, while a relatively young company, is experiencing rampant adoption among developers and IT administrators. Docker users can package applications into containers and port those containers around from servers in a private data center to public cloud instances, enabling hybrid cloud, a DevOps methodology and more flexibility in the IT infrastructure than server-level virtualization alone. With all the potential and possibilities of Docker, it is not without issues. As seen in the tweets below, Docker users report difficult installs, failed builds and other frustrations. #Docker...excellent tool for isolate apps and wiring them — Martín J. Barciela (@mbarciela) June 23, 2016 Martín J. Barciela, service ...

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