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Using Podman for Container Management

Podman is the Docker alternative from Red Hat. It is similar to Docker. You can easily start using it if you know Docker already.

The containers are often synonym with Docker. But Docker is not the only containerization tool out there.

Red Hat's Podman is a promising tool for your container needs. The syntax is similar to Docker, so you don't have to unlearn Docker first and then learn something new.

In this Podman tutorial series, you'll learn:

  • Difference between Docker and Podman
  • Creating and destroying containers with Podman
  • Autostarting Podman containers
  • Updating Podman containers
  • Starting with rootless containers
  • Using Podman Compose

Let's get started first by understanding the difference between Docker and Podman.