Docker, docker everywhere

If I hadn’t been hearing enough about docker, OSCON was replete with docker.  Then I go two days of Dan Walsh on docker.  So I think I finally got it.  Docker that is.

Now let me be clear, at the $OLDDAYJOB I used Solaris zones to build dev / test environments at a fairly decent scale.  So I get containers qua containers, the missing bit was what docker brought to the table.  Turning to the internet was less than helpful because docker is in the midst of a massive hype cycle.  That, and research on the web is painful.

“Doing research on the Web is like using a library assembled piecemeal by pack rats and vandalized nightly.” – Roger Ebert

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