An Introduction to Docker and How It is Important for Sysadmins

An Introduction to Docker and How It is Important for Sysadmins

Ever since Docker went live in early 2013 it’s had a love-hate relationship with programmers and sysadmins. While some ‘experienced’ developers that I’ve talked to have a strong dislike for containerization in general (more on that later), there’s a reason why a lot of major companies including eBay, Twitter, Spotify and Lyft have reportedly adopted Docker in their production environments.

Containers and the follow up ‘server-less’ are clever ways of cloud companies to extract revenues from companies who can find only programmers using high level languages.
What can be done on a single cpu with a low level language ©, would be billed as multiple containers running - python, java, js+node…