One of the announcements made at DockerCon 2017 was the Moby Project. When this project was announced, I had a few questions about what the project was from work colleagues, because on the face of it, Docker had appeared to have released another container system.
So, how did I answer? After a few days of getting puzzled looks, I settled on the following answer:
Moby Project is the collective name for an open source project that collects several libraries used to build container-based systems. The project comes with its own framework for combining these libraries into a usable system and also a reference system called Moby Origin; think of this as a "Hello World" that allows you to build and even customize your own Docker.
One of two things happened after I gave this answer; typically, the response was but what does that actually mean?. I responded by...