what is the easiest way to install multiple Python versions?

Rustom Mody rustompmody at gmail.com
Mon Oct 13 10:00:10 CEST 2014


On Monday, October 13, 2014 1:24:27 PM UTC+5:30, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 1:31 PM, Rustom Mody wrote:
> > Hearing a bit about docker nowadays.
> > Here's why its supposedly better than a VM:
> > https://www.docker.com/whatisdocker/
> > Downsides?? No idea!

> One obvious downside is that it doesn't allow guests to modify the OS
> at all. A VM gives you an entire OS, so you can use and manipulate
> anything. If you don't *need* all that flexibility, then a VM is
> paying an unnecessary cost, ergo Docker will have no downside.

Was talking of more pragmatic downsides eg "Does it really work?" :-)
[Docker is still quite new]



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