Containers

Containers are a way to package and deploy applications.

In this category:

How To Communicate Between Docker Containers

Understand how a Docker container can talk to its container friends, by setting up a network. Includes a real example.

Why use Containers?

What are the benefits of using Docker containers, and what are containers used for?

The differences between Docker, containerd, CRI-O and runc

Let's answer the question of Docker vs CRI-O, and other common questions about different container runtimes.

Containers 101: The why, what and how of containers

Containers are a difficult thing to understand. We break it down in this article.

Containers: one single process, or multiple processes?

Why it's encouraged to run one process per container

Why Does My Docker Container Stop?

Understanding the lifecycle of Docker containers, and why they will, sooner or later, come to a stop.