Containers Deep Dive – Lxc vs Docker

As the industry moves beyond the Virtual Machine consolidation paradigm, several types of containers have come to prominence. Containers are not a new technology. Solaris platform has offered the concept of Solaris Zones for many years, and many Linux administrators have experimented with BSD jails as a lightweight alternative to virtual machines. The growing interest in Docker and LXC (Linux Container) has brought about a resurgence of containers as a more user-friendly solution.