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Sitecore is quickly becoming a product where cloud and containers have a role to play. Now that companies are starting to master Sitecore Content Management, they need options for true cloud scale deployment. This is where docker and cloud services such as Azure or AWS come in.
Developers and IT administrators can create custom Docker compose scripts to ensure delivery follows the polices set by the enterprise. Below are the steps needed to get started with your first Sitecore Docker experience.
This summer I was fortunate enough to be able to join Anant. Coming from primarily a research background, I had little experience of how companies run. This was a great experience for me in learning about the development cycle, how companies streamline workflow, and much, much more about day-to-day operations. And of course, meeting the team at Anant was incredible and I met some fantastic people who taught me a lot, from getting ready to go to college to general life advice.
Docker is a technology that has the potential to transform the business of delivering software applications across a variety of industries. Not only that, but it will also greatly change the way that businesses view their enterprise architecture as it relates to their business strategy. With a fully dockerized application deployment environment, companies will be able to iterate, deliver, test, and QA their software products at a speed like never before.
The short answer is “To make it easy to package and ship code.”
Docker can be your assembly line for software production. If you’re building software with complex architecture, using software like Docker can significantly reduce the time for software development, testing, and deployment through the use of “containers”. For the client, this approach can significantly reduce software development costs, accelerate delivery cycles and launch times of ideas, and potentially decrease coding errors that hinder your services and hurt the bottom line. Docker is used by thousands of companies as part of their DevOps processes and its adoption is expected to continue to grow. Here are a few examples: Red Hat, Rackspace, Spotify, and more!