Containers and OS Compatibility

Most major operating systems have some sort of container compatibility and since the launch of Docker, there has been an explosion of new container-centric operating systems, including CoreOS, Ubuntu Snappy, RancherOS. This page gathers resources about the challenges in hosting containers on different operating systems.
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  • Container Storage Best PracticesWhile a container keeps its bundle of software and dependencies wherever it goes, it doesn’t store data so it can maintain a light footprint. If a process stops or the container is rebooted, all the data associated with any applications within is lost. This page gathers resources about how to overcome this challenge and achieve persistent storage for containers. 
  • Container Networking Best PracticesContainer systems need networking functionality in order to function properly and to connect distributed applications across the cloud. This page gathers resources about container networking best practices including, challenges and concepts of container networking.
  • Containers and OS CompatibilityMost major operating systems have some sort of container compatibility and since the launch of Docker, there has been an explosion of new container-centric operating systems, including CoreOS, Ubuntu Snappy, RancherOS. This page gathers resources about the challenges in hosting containers on different operating systems.

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