Virtualization Technology for Research Computing

Virtual Machines, system and application containers

Reader level: Beginner Virtualization Technology Some of the virtualization technologies that span Cloud Computing services, in increasing order of resource usage, is listed below. This list is not comprehensive, simply an overview of the popular options: Application Containers (e.g. Docker/Rocket) Open platform for running applications in a linux container. This is usually used to run a single process per container and workloads requiring multiple processes are encouraged to be run in different containers that ‘talk’ to each other. [Read More]