There is not a course or conversation about containers that is complete without talking about Docker. But when we say “Docker,” we can be referring to either of the following:
- Docker, Inc. the company
- Docker the technology
Docker - The TLDR
Docker is a software that runs on Linux and Windows. It creates, manages, and can even orchestrate containers. The software is currently built from various tools from the Moby open-source project. Docker, Inc. is the company that created the technology and continues to create technologies and solutions that make it easier to get the code on your laptop that is running in the cloud.
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