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IBM VISITS UWC

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It is the Start of the shortest and most critical semester of the year  …but that does not stop us from receiving visitors…

IBM visits UWC to engage students on the platform developed by IBM(International Business Machines Corporation)known as docker as well as engage students on the free short courses offered by IBM under their their DNA online short course portal (IBM-Digital Nation Africa)

The session  was over run and stacked with a lot of 3rd Year Computer Science students and a few second year students in attendance .

What is Docker? Docker is a  program that performs operating-system-level virtualization also known as containerization. It was first released in 2013 and is developed by Docker, Inc. Docker is used to run software packages called “containers

Think of docker as the ability to not just run an operating system virtually but having the ability to build on your virtual machine and ship product. A small example would be running Linux Kali virtually and developing software ready to ship straight off your virtual machine.

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