Anti-patterns often arise when developers find creative or outside-the-box uses for a technology – or when they find workarounds for limitations that were specifically put in place by the creators of the technology to prevent misuse. Application container platforms like Docker have been the hot new thing for several years now, but they’re still fairly new concepts to many IT environment managers. In this post, we follow on from our previous article on Test Environment Anti Patterns and talk about some of the common anti-patterns of containers and consider why they exist.