Containers are hugely helpful for improving security, reproducibility, and scalability in software development and data science. Their rise is one of the most important trends in technology today.
Docker is a platform to develop, deploy, and run applications inside containers. Docker is essentially synonymous with containerization. If you’re a current or aspiring software developer or data scientist, Docker is in your future.
Don’t fret if you aren’t yet up to speed — this article will help you understand the conceptual landscape — and you’ll get to make some pizza along the way.