Since the name is so cryptic, one could wonder about the purpose of the tool. Let’s go through a simple example…
What problem is atomic-reactor trying to solve?
Imagine Bob, a software engineer who would like to ship company’s products as containers. Bob’s company has already pretty complex infrastructure with build system, source code management, product deployment and delivery.
So Bob starts the work on integrating docker into company’s infrastructure.
Bob knows it’s so easy to build a docker image:
$ docker build --tag=product-X .