The Return of the Container

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Containers are not a new concept – there are several implementations that have been around for quite a number of years, be it Solaris Containers, Linux-V-Server, OpenVZ, or LXC.

So why has this become a hot topic, something that has many people turning their head and looking at it once more. Well that is quite simple. This is due to a huge amount of interest in Docker.

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