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What applications are containerized?


(Deschan) #1

Hi everyone,

I am new to Docker and would like to know what applications are being containerized these days. Has there been any study done on such?

Thanks,
Desmond


(Think) #2

to be provocative: everything w/o a classical Graphical User Interface :slight_smile:

containerization is good if you need some of the following characteristics:

  • reproduceability
  • scaleability
  • stable initialization
  • flexibility in deployment

if one of the following characteristics is your main goal of containerization, then you probably missuse it:

  • process management
  • orchestration of multiple processes
  • “cgroup - security”
  • unikernels

hope this helps.