August 20, 2017

How to Make Docker Containers Faster and Improve Performance

Aug 4, 2017 0 447

Your Docker containers are already fast, at least compared to virtual machines. But what if you want to make them even faster? Here are strategies for optimizing Docker container speed and performance. If you’re using Docker, it’s ...

Which OS Is Best for Docker? Here’s How to Decide

Mar 7, 2017 1 8424

What’s the best operating system for hosting Docker containers? That’s a loaded question. Here’s a guide to answering it. The question is loaded because, well, people tend to have strong opinions about which operating system is “best” ...

Container Antipatterns: 5 Mistakes to Avoid when Using Docker

Feb 6, 2017 1 1471

To get the most out of Docker containers, it’s important to avoid mistakes that DevOps teams sometimes make when migrating to Docker. Here are the top five common Docker mistakes to avoid. Those mistakes include: Installing an ...

5 Use Cases for System Containers Powered by LXD or OpenVZ

Jan 10, 2017 0 956

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 1731

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 ...