Umbraco & Docker Containers

What, why, and how?

This article was originally published in for 2024's 24 Days In Umbraco series, available here.

If you’re working on large Umbraco applications with service-oriented architecture; many discrete components; complicated build processes; constant “it works on my machine” defects; and terrifying deployment days, containerisation may be a useful addition to your organisation’s development process. It can reduce complexity in your dev, test, build, and deployment processes, while potentially reducing your Umbraco application’s whole-life carbon emissions.