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Containers 101: 10 Terms To Know

Application containers have been around for a while in the Linux world, but now Microsoft is moving them into the mainstream. Here's what you need to know about this evolution of server virtualization.
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Container

In its most basic sense, a container is a way to isolate and control applications and their dependencies, such as registry keys, application settings, and descriptors. Multiple containers can operate on the same virtualized operating system, but each container is logically segmented, and settings/modifications in one container do not affect any other container.

(Image: Druckfuchs via Pixabay)

Container

In its most basic sense, a container is a way to isolate and control applications and their dependencies, such as registry keys, application settings, and descriptors. Multiple containers can operate on the same virtualized operating system, but each container is logically segmented, and settings/modifications in one container do not affect any other container.

(Image: Druckfuchs via Pixabay)

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