Docker Compose is a tool for defining and running multi-container Docker applications. Typically used for local development.
A docker image is a self-contained, layered archive containing an application and all of its OS dependancies and is the artifact of running a docker build. The image is what gets stored in a docker registry.
A Docker registry is a place to store and distribute Docker images.
Here’s a collection of some nice little hacks for docker.
A Dockerfile is a lightweight DSL that contains all the commands a user could call on the command line to assemble an image in order to run an application.
Amazon ECR is a fully managed Docker container registry to store, manage, and deploy Docker container images on AWS.
Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. It groups containers that make up an application into logical units for easy management and discovery. Kubernetes builds upon 15 years of experience of running production workloads at Google, combined with best-of-breed ideas and practices from the community.
A container that performs other duties that are related to our main application but shouldn’t be directly built into that application.
This is a SweetOps pattern used to install tooling via a terminal prompt. The primary usage is in Geodesic, which looks like: docker run --rm cloudposse/geodesic:latest-debian init | bash -s latest-debian