Containers: A Non-Technical Explanation

Are containers all the rage around your company’s tech department? Here’s an explanation of the hype for the rest of us.

Servers, Virtualization, Scalability, and Containers, Oh My!

Let’s start with the servers

Basic application server setup

This is where virtualization comes in


Introducing scalability

Now we’re ready for containers!

Container setup using Docker as the container configuration tool

There are a few clear advantages of containers when compared to virtualization

Quick Introduction to Orchestration

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