Google Slashes Prices for Preemptive VMs

Google Slashes Prices for Preemptive VMs

Virtual machines (VM) have become a hot commodity among IT companies and organizations. They perform the functions of a standalone computer or server in an emulated environment. But if you're thinking of investing in a preemptive virtual machine, you should check out the service offered by Google, because the Mountain View company has just slashed the prices for such services.

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6 Reasons to Use Docker Containers

6 Reasons to Use Docker Containers

Originally created by Solomon Hykes while working at the platform-as-a-service (PaaS) company dotCloud in 2013, Docker is an open-source virtual container that automates the deployment of applications within the virtualized environment. What makes it unique, however, is the way in which applications are handled. With Docker, everything needed to run the application (code, runtime, tools, libraries, etc) is placed in the container; thus, guaranteeing that it will run the same in the any environment.

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