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DevOps Blog Series: What is Containerisation?

20.3.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

Today, UKFast DevOps engineer Tim is here to share his expert knowledge and explain exactly what is meant by the term containerisation. * The need for containerisation Modern servers are orders of magnitude more powerful than their predecessors. But they still take up rack space, consume power and require cooling, all of which costs money. Most modern server hardware is barely even ticking over for much of the time, so there’s an understandable desire by companies to squeeze more out of their existing hardware. One could continue to add more and more services to an existing server, but this raises…