Basics of Container Orchestration

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Kubernetes is a system that automates deployment, escalation, and management of containerized applications.

First, we will see why we need containers. A container is a standard unit of software that packages up code and all its dependencies so the application runs quickly and reliably. We can generate containers using software like Docker, containerd.io, and Podman. The container provider software runs the containers and provides a container runtime environment (CRI).

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Your Baby Steps Into Docker

In this article we will discuss the most basic and important Docker CLI commands you need to be aware of. Docker is a famous tool designed to make it easier to create, deploy, and run applications by using containers. I explained that introduction part in my first docker article. Containers are very important in application development, some data science activities, and security.

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Docker Pull

docker pull <IMAGE_NAME>

This command is used to pull images from the docker repository (hub.docker.com).

Overview of Docker

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If you work with IT you might have heard this word before. What is Docker? Docker is an open platform for developing, shipping, and running applications. Docker enables you to separate your applications from your infrastructure so you can deliver software quickly. If not we can say docker is a containerization platform that your app and it all dependencies together in the form called a docker container. This environment can happen in production or when staging your server. Docker pulls the dependencies needed for your application to run from the cloud and configures them automatically. …

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