Introduction to containers
This chapter provides an overview of the history and current direction in the use of containers and their framework. Containers take virtualization of the operating system (OS) and applications, along with their development, to a new level.
Containers are well suited for both on-premises and cloud-based applications. Although containers and virtual machines (VMs) have similar resource isolation and allocation benefits, they function differently because containers virtualize the OS itself, instead of hardware. By doing ...

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