If you’re looking to improve computer performance, the list narrows down to two notable inventions: virtualization and containerization. Both methods have allowed IT professionals to benefit from the physical hardware running on a server. The goal is to use the same resources but run different operating systems.
The question I’ll be answering in this article is: which one is right for you and your business needs? Most likely both. I’ll give you the rundown of what virtualization and containerization are. I’ll then discuss their pros and cons, how they work, and what the best options are. Now, let’s jump into defining virtualization in the following section.