n our first article, we explored the first steps in building a Docker container. It explored the Ops view of a simple Docker use case, so now it’s time to look at what the Dev side of the IT team sees as the reason to introduce Docker to our infrastructure.

In short, developers like Docker because it makes them more productive. A developer only needs to install the Docker Engine runtime on his or her development machine and then through very simple commands he or she can setup a database, an application server, a cache, or any number of environments that the application will need.

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