O'Reilly logo

Mastering Windows Server 2016 by Jordan Krause

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Windows Server Containers versus Hyper-V Containers

When Microsoft had people start testing and using containers, what they found is that many places were deploying only one container per VM. Well, that’s a little silly – sure they are getting the DevOps benefits out of using the container approach, but you aren’t getting any benefits out of the resource sharing and small footprint of a container. After doing a little digging, they discovered that companies were doing this because containers natively share kernel. While this is imperative to the performance of containers, this is a problem for isolation, and organizations were reluctant to deploy multiple containers within a single VM. So, Microsoft created a compromise.

When spinning up your containers, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required