Imagine creating and starting a new host in less than a second… matt@svr2:~$ date; sudo docker run -i -t -h container1 ubuntu date; sudo docker ps -a Tue Jul 29 15:57:54 EDT 2014 Tue Jul 29 19:57:54 UTC 2014 CONTAINER ID IMAGE COMMAND CREATED STATUS PORTS NAMES 54d30289be49 ubuntu:latest date Less than a second ago Exited (0) Less than a second ago grave_darwin Boom, done. The first date was displayed from the Ubuntu host OS. The second date was run inside the container. Sure beats virtualization for development work. And… […]

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