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Goodbye Docker on CentOS. Hello Ubuntu!

Jan 18, 2016, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phillip Tribble)

I have been a hardcore CentOS user for many years now. I enjoyed its minimal install to create a light environment, intuitive installation process, and its package manager. Docker is the most popular container format today and provides developers and enthusiasts with an easy way to run workloads in containerized environments.

I started using Docker in production at home for about a year now for services such as Plex Media Server, Web Server for this blog, ZNC, MineCraft, and MySQL to name a few. A Dockerfile is a set of instructions used to create a Docker image. I invested many hours creating perfect Dockerfiles using CentOS and Fedora to make deployments simple on any operating system. However, a personal revolution was brewing.

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