Docker has been acclaimed as a revolution for the IT world. This open source project is already making a lot of changes on how developers and system administrators setup new server and web environment.
Docker container is an open source software development platform. Its main benefit is to package applications in “containers,” allowing them to be portable among any system running the Linux operating system (OS).
Container technology has been around for a while, but momentum and hype around Docker’s approach to containers has pushed this approach to the forefront in the last year. It is one form of container technology.