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Discussion on: Explain Docker to Me and When Would I Use it?

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Cat Author

Is it, in a way, a virtual environment, but you can break it without breaking your entire system?

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Dan Fockler

Exactly! You can do whatever you want to a Docker container and (in theory) it should be a nice self-contained environment that won't have any consequences on your computer's OS.