Containerization methods in internet service applications


This work describes the most important methods of isolating running processes of selected software on one physical machine without using full virtualization of the operating system. It includes a comparison of the basic components of each of the methods described, including the features and interface, as well as the results of performance testing in a test environment prepared for this purpose. Research is based on running an identical application and comparing the use of basic system resources, as well as the time of launching containers. It may also be important to compare the methods studied to classical virtualization. At the end of the work, conclusions are described that may be relevant when choosing a method in future projects depending on requirements and needs.


containers; virtualization; isolation; docker; lxd; rkt

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Published : 2020-06-30

Ferenc, K. (2020). Containerization methods in internet service applications. Journal of Computer Sciences Institute, 15, 184-188.

Krzysztof Ferenc