What is the difference between a container and an image in Docker?

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What is the basic difference between container and an image in Docker?

I am unable to understand these terms clearly and I also was unable to find the genuine reference to study these two terms.

Can anyone help me with this?

Thanks

Sep 20, 2018 in DevOps & Agile by Damon Salvatore
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 Below is reference which you can follow to know about images in details:

A container is an active (or inactive if exited) stateful instantiation of an image.So you can follow below reference to know more about container.

I hope the above information would be helpful for you.
answered Sep 20, 2018 by shubham
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