Docker container – easy to understand introduction

what is a Docker container? Docker Container is a software product that bundles up an application and all its dependencies into a single software unit. This software unit performs OS level virtualization, that is, it presents an isolated environment on top of an operating system. This isolated environment shares the kernel of the operating system … Read more

Docker Architecture – Engine, Containerd, runc

People often get confused when looking at the Docker architecture at what the various components do. In this article I will attempt to demystify a few components. The latest docker version when writing this article is 18.09. Here’s an overall hierarchy of Docker The heart of Docker is the docker engine. 1. Docker Engine The … Read more