what is the easiest way to install multiple Python versions?

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Mon Oct 13 15:50:27 CEST 2014


On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 7:00 PM, Rustom Mody <rustompmody at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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]

Ah, I can't help you there. I've never used Docker.

ChrisA



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