Containerization is defined as a process of binding the application and its required environment. Binding makes the application run in any computational environment. DevOps main goal is to bridge the gap between the development team and the operations team. To bridge the gap between them, it should make both sides work on an identical environment. Containerization helps in setting an identical environment quickly, and it will provide easy access to operating system resources. Docker tool is widely used for implementing containerization in DevOps.
They are a streamlined way to create, test, deploy, and redeploy applications in multiple environments.
Benefits of Containers are listed below:
- Less overhead
- Improved productivity
- More consistent operation
- Better application deployment
- Greater efficiency