Why Use Docker On A Dedicated Server?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few months, you’ll already have at least an inkling of what Docker is and what it can do for you. The container management technology has taken off in a big way in 2014.

As a lightweight alternative to virtualization and a way to easily create portable development and production environments, Docker can’t be beaten, but in spite of its rapidly growing popularity, I frequently speak to people who have a vague idea what Docker is for, but can’t really see why it would be useful for them. In this article, I want to discuss why dedicated and cloud server hosting clients might want to take a closer look at Docker.