Understanding Docker Containers

Docker is an open source project, primarily run by a company of the same name, that provides features similar to Microsoft application virtualization (App-V) but for server applications. The technology was created to help organizations distribute applications and the components they require across multiple servers in a reliable and reproducible way, with less overhead and faster deployment than deploying on VMs. Web applications, like the WordPress publishing platform, are ideal candidates for Docker-based deployment.

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