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15Dec 2016

A PHP Developer’s Transition from Vagrant to Docker

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Nick Claywell Nick Claywell

Nick is a Lead Application Developer and has been doing web development for over 10 years. He has worked for Soliant in the Chicago office since 2010. Nick specializes in PHP development and is very familiar with technologies such as PHP, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, and MySQL.

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Viktor V - January 31, 2017
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    Nick Claywell - February 1, 2017

    Yes it can! If I were trying to exactly match a production environment that uses Docker containers, then running Docker as a Vagrant provider would be an excellent solution.

    My point, however, is that I don’t need to use Vagrant. Using Docker as a provider for Vagrant means that Vagrant needs to spin up a VM to run the Docker daemon in. Alternatively, I could just skip the Vagrant VM and have Docker run natively on my OS as I do in the article above.

Viktor V - February 3, 2017

Thank you for nice article and comment.

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