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Docker is an open-source project to easily create lightweight, portable, self-sufficient containers from any application.

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Virtual machines versus containers, what use cases are suited to each? [closed]

I hear a fair amount of people using Docker these days, and I am wondering where they execl compared to virtual machines, and when a virtual machine would be a more suitable choice.
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docker-izing a classical db-based webapp - single or multiple containers?

I have a classic Java webapp. It is composed of a database (PostgreSQL), a servlet container (Tomcat) and my code (deployed on Tomcat as a *.war file). I want to package/deploy it using Docker (...