My VM is Lighter (and Safer) than your Container

@inproceedings{Manco2017MyVI,
  title={My VM is Lighter (and Safer) than your Container},
  author={Filipe Manco and Costin Lupu and Florian Schmidt and Jose Mendes and Simon Kuenzer and Sumit Sati and Kenichi Yasukata and Costin Raiciu and Felipe Huici},
  booktitle={SOSP},
  year={2017}
}
Containers are in great demand because they are lightweight when compared to virtual machines. On the downside, containers offer weaker isolation than VMs, to the point where people run containers in virtual machines to achieve proper isolation. In this paper, we examine whether there is indeed a strict tradeoff between isolation (VMs) and efficiency (containers). We find that VMs can be as nimble as containers, as long as they are small and the toolstack is fast enough. We achieve lightweight… CONTINUE READING
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