Container Basics

Resources about the basic concepts of container technology - what are containers and their advantages, containers in the context of agile software development and DevOps, container challenges, and how containers interact with IT infrastructure like public and private clouds.
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Further Reading

  • Container ArchitectureResources on building blocks of a container architecture, and architectural options organizations face when using containers for application development.
  • Advantages of ContainersResources about the advantages of containers for developers and ops, including immutability, utilization, portability, performance and scalability.
  • Container ChallengesContainers are quickly becoming popular as a way to speed and simplify application deployment. However, while developers often find it fast and easy to deploy containerized applications, experts say that enterprises sometimes run into unexpected challenges when deploying containers in production. This page gathers resources about some of the major challenges in container adoption and how to overcome them.
  • Containers and IT InfrastructureInformation technology infrastructure is composed of physical and virtual resources that support the flow, storage, processing and analysis of data. This page gathers resources about the combination of containers and IT Infrastructure like hybrid clouds, private clouds, data center and more.

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