July 24, 2017

Jails, LXC and Beyond: Container Platform Round-Up

Jul 14, 2017 0 183

You know Docker. But do you know all of the other container platforms out there? Here’s the long list of container frameworks worth knowing about today, from LXC and OpenVZ to rkt. To many people, Docker is ...

Why Did Docker Triumph Over Other Platforms?

Jul 12, 2017 0 320

Today, Docker is virtually synonymous with containers in the minds of many people. That’s because Docker has established a huge lead over alternative container platforms such as LXC and OpenVZ. Why? Keep reading for some insight. If ...

Understanding Why Docker is So Popular

May 9, 2017 0 634

Docker containers have become a massively popular technology. But Docker is by no means the only or the oldest container platform. That begs the questions: Why Docker? What made Docker stand out from the competition? Although few ...

Imagining the Post-Docker Next Big Thing

Jan 27, 2017 1 1170

Docker containers have transformed from a niche technology to mainstream. That begs the question: What will be the next major innovation in the container and microservices world? From its humble beginnings in 2013, Docker has established a ...

Virtuozzo Adds Encryption for OpenVZ System Containers

Jan 12, 2017 0 778

Virtuozzo has announced new security features for its OpenVZ system container platform, which now includes encryption for at-rest data. Virtuozzo develops a system container platform based on OpenVZ. System containers are designed to let users run an ...

5 Use Cases for System Containers Powered by LXD or OpenVZ

Jan 10, 2017 0 874

You know all about use cases for Docker containers. But what about system container platforms such as OpenVZ and LXD? Keep reading for system container use cases. System containers are designed to host entire operating systems inside ...

Comparing OpenVZ and LXD Linux System Container Platforms

Jan 9, 2017 1 1516

OpenVZ and LXD, which enable you to run a complete operating system inside a container, are not very different. But is one system container platform better than the other? Here’s a comparison of OpenVZ and LXD. Both ...

Why Use a System Container Instead of a Docker App Container?

Dec 6, 2016 0 982

If you can use Docker containers to host individual applications, why would you want to containerize an entire operating system inside a system container using a technology such as OpenVZ and LXD? Keep reading for insights on ...