No modern IT book would be complete without a chapter on containers. In this chapter, we will look at the history of containers and the options currently available to deploy them. This chapter will look at the changes required to support running containers from a networking perspective. We will then focus on some of the technologies used to package containers, and how they can be incorporated into a Continuous Delivery process. Finally, we will focus on some of the orchestration tools that are being used to deploy containers.
In this chapter, the following topics will be covered:
Overview of containers
Container orchestration tools
How containers fit into continuous integration and delivery