Evolution of Linux Containers and Future


A history of containerization technology starting in 1979, and what the future holds for Docker and similar technologies.

In general, containers provide a means of creating container images based on various Linux distributions, an API for managing the lifecycle of the containers, client tools for interacting with the API, features to take snapshots, migrating container instances from one container host to another, etc.

Below is a short summary of container history…

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