AWS Adds MicroVMs for Containers

AWS Adds MicroVMs for Containers and Serverless Computing Frameworks

Amazon Web Services (AWS) this week revealed it has developed a microVM dubbed Firecracker that it is using to isolate IT infrastructure resources more efficiently for customers using either the managed AWS ...
Assertion: Containers Work Best In Conjunction With VMs

Assertion: Containers Work Best In Conjunction With VMs

Tom Phelan, former lead software engineer, VMware, now co-founder and Chief Architect, BlueData, believes that despite the disruption containers are causing, these software separators work best alongside of VMs and not as ...
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Will Containers Replace Virtual Machines?

Will Containers Replace Virtual Machines?

A question I am often asked, is will containers replace virtual machines? With containers being lightweight, portable and with fast startup time, it would seem to be a no brainer. While containers ...
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Docker vs VMs

Docker vs VMs

All applications have their own dependencies, which include both software and hardware resources. Docker containers bring numerous unknown tags to the chart as compared to existing technologies in use. In terms of ...
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