International Commerce Already Uses Containers

In this lesson, you will see how the unloading and loading cost of ships were reduced by the use of containers and their similarity to Docker containers.

Sure, you may wonder why I make such a comparison. You may even be trying to evaluate how crazy I am or wondering whether to return this course. Wonder no more; I’m not crazy. International commerce faced this same delivery problem; we are trying to deliver software as fluently as possible, and commerce needs to deliver goods as fluently as possible.

In the old times, it took days to load a ship with goods:

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