Docker: Lightweight Linux Containers for Consistent Development and Deployment
May 21, 2014, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])
Docker tries to solve the problem of "dependency hell". Modern applications often are assembled from existing components and rely on other services and applications. For example, your Python application might use PostgreSQL as a data store, Redis for caching and Apache as a Web server. Each of these components comes with its own set of dependencies that may conflict with those of other components.