DevOps Classroom Series – 23/Jan/2020



  • Scenario: Running a simple web application Preview

Solution-1: Physical Servers

  • Procure 2 Physical Servers with decent configuration (higher than needed) Preview
  • Cons:
    • Cost
    • Under usage of Server Resources

Solution 2: Operating System Virtualization

  • Install Hypervisors like VMWare on the physical servers and create virtual machines
  • Better usage of Server Resources Preview
  • Cons:
    • Still OS overhead is involved

Solution 3: Container

  • Install Container tech like docker/lxc/lxd and run the applications inside containers.
  • Container is an isolated area, with all the necessary resources available to run the application
  • With containers scaling and portability becomes extremely simple. Preview

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