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Docker’s Solution to Slimmer Containers

Docker containers are an amazing boon to developers and operations, and they’re essential tools to the emerging field of DevOps. By bundling an application with its runtime environment, you sidestep a potential world of pain.

For anyone who’s ever written code in one environment and run it in another, it’s a familiar problem. The application works on your laptop. It works on the test server. But, when you try to go live on the production server, it crashes.