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Types of containers


(Senthileric) #1

Hi,

I am newbie to Docker. I would like to know more about types of container we can build as like network, data(volume), container as a binary (docker swarm) and etc.

It would be great, if anyone provides a different types of container we can build with usecase or reference link.

Thanks in advance.


Senthil M


(Nathan Le Claire) #2

Almost anything that can be run as a Linux process can be run as a Docker container.

Have you tried the single container examples here? https://docs.docker.com/engine/examples/

If you want to develop multi-container (e.g. full-blown webapp including database) applications, use docker-compose and have a look at the Compose quickstarts: