Podman and the Unwanted Daemon

Image of a peapod shaped superhero, called podman, with the caption 'Podman understood the dockerfile, but didn't have to like it.'

Podman ought to be the hero of a children's story. I seem to remember him making a brief appearance in The Garden Gang as the father of Percival Pea.

But if you're working with linux containers, podman does it without a daemon.

Podman and Buildah vs Docker

There are plenty of articles pitting docker against podman and buildah - the best I have seen is this RedHat blog.

Here's a quick summary: