Docker for Mac install package includes everything you need to run Docker on a Mac. This topic describes pre-install considerations, and how to download and install Docker for your Mac.

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Why use Docker

Docker allows for the rapid creation and management of self contained computer environments. These self contained environments, or containers, simplify software development, server management, and deployment. Docker allows system users to build configurations quickly and to run them on any Docker compatible …

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Suprisingly when looking at Docker and Vagrant you're comparing apples to oranges. While similar they're not directly comparable because they have slightly different intended purposes and benefits. One is lighter and the other is more robust.

What is Docker?

Docker allows for easily creating lightweight, portable, self-sufficient containers from just …

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