Java EE application servers separate the stable infrastructure from application code. Running Java EE applications (WildFly in the following screencast) on docker containers can significantly speed-up your build and start times. You only have to build what varies and not the whole infrastructure.
In the following screencast I'm running docker and the IDE on the same machine. In practice the server and development environments are separated what should result in even more dramatic results:
Thank you for watching, feedback is highly welcome!
See also other screencasts at:http://www.youtube.com/user/bienadam.See you at Java EE Workshops at Munich Airport, Terminal 2 and particularly at Java EE 7 Microservices.