After returning from our extended weekend of riding dirt bikes in Arkansas I started working in Docker. I have used virtual machines in the past and was fairly familiar with them, and my son had told me about Docker and containers, so last night I started a deep dive into this technology. I downloaded Docker on my Mac and set up my first development container. My plan is to set up on EC2 instance on Amazon Web Services and move one of my WordPress sites to a container and then deploy to my AWS instance. I am hoping this will substantially speed up the performance of the various sites I run and also allow me to have some portability on those sites. Right now I run several web sites on a single virtual machine, but my plan is to run each web site in
One thing I already don’t like about Docker is that I have to configure and communicate with the Docker
Why is Docker different than a virtual machine?
There are plenty of explanations on the internet about why Docker is different than running a virtual machine so I won’t get into those details. For
In addition to downloading and learning Docker, I also started learning more about programming in PHP. I never have cared much for software programming. I am familiar with it and with SQL