Developer documentation for Agave, Abaco, and other TACC APIs

What is Docker?

Docker is a computer program that performs operating-system-level virtualization also known as containerization. it is developed by Docker,Inc(

What is a Container ?

A Container Image is a lightweight, stand alone executable package of a piece of software that includes everything needed to run it: code, runtime, system tools, system libraries, and settings. For more information click the link.(

For additional practice to understand docker and how to run containers, please visit the link to the docker tutorial.(