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Part 1: Starting with Docker

If you haven’t heard about Docker by now, you are probably hanging out with the wrong crowd. As we speak, Docker is next thing after Cloud computing and if you don’t understand yet how significant they are, last April they joined the Unicorn Club . And what this post is all about? It is a first in a series of posts about Docker usage. I’ll start with how to start using Docker (YA newbie tutorial) in a common infrastructure. Next posts will concentrate on more advanced Docker usage. Basics. What is Docker? Docker is an open platform for building, shipping and running distributed applications. It gives programmers, development teams and operations engineers the common toolbox they need to take advantage of the distributed and networked nature of modern applications Basically Docker allows to use application packaged in containers on machine to simplify deployment. More simple explanation is that you can run virtual OS on any Linux and soon Microsoft powered machi