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Docker is an open platform for distributed applications. Docker allows for standardized container runtimes and will be an important piece of infrastructure for many years to come. But if you are new to Docker, the technology can be confusing and intimidating.
What is a container? Why do I want to put my application in a container? Today’s guest Prakhar Srivastav wrote a long tutorial explaining the fundamentals of Docker. Prakhar explains why Docker is useful, how Docker works, and how you can get started.