Simply put, Docker is a container management service.
The keywords of Docker are develop, ship and run anywhere. The clear purpose for it is to help developers easily build applications, ship them into containers which can then be deployed anywhere.
Understanding the difference between these two systems is paramount to getting your docker development skills out to sea. This is a brief summary of what they are comprised of, and how they differ.
If you’ve heard different key terms for Docker’s building blocks but don’t fully grasp what they mean, we’ve prepared this list to help act as a reference and keep a mental image of what’s going on.