Containers: The Next Leap In Concurrency

There have been many significant developments related to containers over the last six months. As you may know, containers are similar to virtual machines in that they are, well, containers. However, containers are more specific to “containing” the application rather than what a virtual machine does which is “contain” an operating system and the application. Containers rely on a common and compatible underlying operating system layer which doesn’t need to be duplicated for each “container”, like a virtual machine does. The net-net is a leaner footprint resulting in lower ove

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