Docker is currently hotter than hot because it makes it possible to get far more apps running on the same old servers and it also makes it very easy to package and ship programs. All the noise is happening because companies are adopting Docker at a remarkable rate.
Today, Docker is bigger than ever. According to Docker, over 3.5 million applications have been placed in containers using Docker technology and over 37 billion containerized applications have been downloaded. Docker, an open-source technology, isn’t just the darling of Linux powers such as Red Hat and Canonical. Proprietary software companies such as Oracle and Microsoft have also embraced Docker. Today, almost all IT and cloud companies have adopted Docker.
Docker enables developers to easily pack, ship, and run any application as a lightweight, portable, self-sufficient container, which can run virtually anywhere. This SlideShare explores Docker in brief.