August 22, 2017

Are Containers Killing the Operating System?

Aug 1, 2017 0 442

The operating system was once the most important part of your software stack. In today’s containerized world, however, operating systems are dead—well, almost. Let me explain. Traditionally, when production environments ran on bare metal, the operating system ...

Docker’s Big Differentiator from VMs: Density

Mar 15, 2017 0 901

What makes Docker containers so popular and more attractive in some cases than virtual machines? The answer is density. Here’s what it means and why it matters. In the context of computing, density refers to the number ...