A comprehensive introduction to Docker, Virtual Machines, and Containers

shota jolbordi
Jan 5 · 21 min read

What is Docker?

Docker (company)

Docker (software)

Engine / Daemon

Client

Host

Hub

Registry

For Mac

For Windows

Machine

Compose

Swarm


Summary

Virtual Machines

Hypervisor

Containers

Containers to the rescue

Containers VS Virtual Machines

Docker images and containers

Merge images via Union Mount

docker containers

Inter-Container communication

Volumes

Final words

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