Introducing Docker Containers to Computing Students

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Up until now, students have had access to creating Virtual Machines (VMs) on the Dundalk Institute of Technology network via our Xen Orchestra Appliance (XOA) at http://xoa.comp.dkit.ie. But VMs in the real world are rapidly being replaced by “containers”, so it’s time to take things to a whole new level.

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