Important Docker terms to learn

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Important Docker terms to learn

Overview

Container technology is widely used nowadays. Docker is one of the most popular container platform. In this article, we will try to explore some of the important Docker terms.

Docker terms

Docker terms are very important to learn. With the increase of containerization, it is very helpful to know the terms in advance.

DockerFile

Docker file is a simple text file containing instructions to create Docker container images. DockerFile contains command line interface (CLI) instructions which will be executed by Docker engine to create the image.

Docker images

Docker image contains executable source code including libraries, dependencies, tools etc. to run the application. When Docker image is executed, it becomes an instance of the container.

Docker containers

Docker containers are basically running instances of Docker images.

Docker Hub and Docker registry are also important to understand

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