The flying whale and the free falling petunias: Part 1

Containers are at the heart of Cloud operations nowadays, and Docker should undoubtedly be credited for popularizing this technology. Its runtime is built on top of process isolation and resource allocation mechanisms that exist in the Linux kernel. From its inception as a tool that merely offered containerization support on Linux platforms some five or […]

Wait, Containers are kind of like Linux Processes!

Of course containers are not the same as processes you find in operating systems, but at a conceptual level there are many similarities. In this fortnightly article series I aim to explore this notion at the expense of getting your hands a little dirty. Let’s dive in, A process is an atomic component of a […]