The Docker Container Lifecycle | Docker made easy  #3

Learn how a Container works based on its Lifecycle state and the Docker cli commands to manage them effectively

The Docker Container Lifecycle | Docker made easy  #3
Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the multitude of docker cli commands? Have you ever been confused about what’s actually happening with your Docker Containers? If you have, don’t worry… you’re not alone. 🤗 How a Container behaves depends on which state it is in. Luckily, once you understand how a Container works based on its Lifecycle state, you will be WAY more confident with Docker. [Read More]

How do Docker Images work? | Docker made easy  #2

Understand the difference between Docker Images & Containers, how they work and how Storage is optimized by Docker for maximum efficiency and performance

How do Docker Images work? | Docker made easy  #2
What’s the difference between Docker Images and Containers? How does Docker manage to build and run them so quickly? What’s actually happening under the hood? If you have ever wondered about any of the above, you’re in for a treat! 🍝 Here’s the agenda for this blog: Understand what Docker Images are and how they relate to containers Look under the hood to learn what makes them work on the disk/storage level Appreciate how Docker maximizes storage efficiency and performance by being lazy Accompanying the explanations, we will also have examples using the docker cli which you can follow along. [Read More]

What is Docker? | Docker made easy  #1

Docker simplified - its definition, benefits, Architecture and a quick demo of how easy it is to use

What is Docker? | Docker made easy  #1
For a long time, Software Development has been isolated from Software Deployment, Maintenance and Operations. However, with the advent of Docker, Developers now have an easy way to learn about deployment, configuration and operation, giving rise to what we today know as DevOps - one of the most sought after and well paid roles in the industry. Docker Containers have also helped spark many industry trends in technology which are now considered standards, some of which include: automated CI/CD Pipelines, Microservices, Serverless architectures etc. [Read More]