Note: This is part one of a two part series. Read part two.
In the complex world of modern app deployment solutions, containers have been gaining traction as a popular distribution method. But what are they, and why are people so excited about them? This two part series will look into some of the benefits offered.
First, we’ll look at how isolation is generally used to solve a whole class of problems. Next we’ll look at how containers, specifically, makes isolation more manageable. An intermediate familiarity with UNIX-like systems is assumed throughout.Read More