The concept of containers has been a hot topic for those in the server space, but less so in the End-User technology space where Juriba spends its time. However, this is beginning to change with some desktop infrastructure type services now supporting the concept of containers to scale in the cloud. When most people think of containerization, they think of Kubernetics or Docker. But did you ever think about Microsoft or Windows and containerization?
As this technology is increasingly important in the Microsoft universe, we thought it might be useful to take a few minutes to go through the basics of containers and explain how containerization differs from virtualization before diving into what Microsoft has been working on.