The Doppler Quarterly Fall 2017 - Page 47

Reinventing the Lifecycle First, you need to understand the key phases of the container lifecycle and how to address them. Many of these phases have yet to be described. This breaks new ground, and the groundbreaking nature of containers should be consid- ered when setting up your container lifecycle processes, selecting tools, and automating what you can automate. Container Development Containers are rarely built from scratch. Most container developers acquire capabilities from existing container image repositories, public or private (such as Docker Hub). An important consideration is that containers use layered images. You can derive an application from a base image, which can be derived from another FALL 2017 | THE DOPPLER | 45