Docker Basics in 162 Seconds

By Lukas Aichbauer and Ivan Popovic | February 21, 2024 | 3 min watch time


Learn in 162 seconds why you need Docker, what it is all about, and how the three core components work together.

Learning outcomes

  • What is Docker?
  • What is a Docker File?
  • What is a Docker Image?
  • What is a Docker Container?
  • How does it all work together?

Commands You Will Learn

docker build . – Creates a Docker image out of a Dockerfile

docker run <image-name> – Creates a Docker container out of a Docker image