In the cloud computing age, Containers play prime role. Containers concept supports by Docker, and VMware supports Virtual machines. Performance-wise these two not the same, then this post is for you to know the differences between these two.
6 Top Container Vs. VM Quick Differences
Docker leads VMs because of the portability of the containers. The below list of differences help you know which is better for cloud migration.
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- Virtual machines form on top of the host operating system. So each VM plays in separate Os, which means the operating systems are not sharable.
- When you add more VMs, each will consume CPU and RAM resources.
- Virtual machines boot is slow.
- Moving the software workloads to the cloud is a bit hard in VM technology.
- Software licenses support, in the case of VMs, is heavy.
- Security maintenance is laborious, as you need to take care of all the VMs.
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Container Benefits Over VM.
- One Os is enough for containers – can have many of these in one Os.
- Containers take less CPU and RAM because the operating system is one.
- Software licensing support for Os is minimal.
- Portability wise these are ultra-fast.
- Creating a container with the software workload is easier.
- Moving software workloads to the cloud is smoother.