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Containers

  • Alan HoltEmail author
  • Chi-Yu Huang
Chapter
Part of the Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science book series (UTICS)

Abstract

Containers are a form of operating system virtualisation but, unlike virtual machines, they do not virtualise the underlying hardware and are, therefore, less resource intensive than a full virtual machine.

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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Zeetta NetworksBristolUK
  2. 2.GE Aviation SystemsCheltenhamUK

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