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Physical vs Virtual, Virtual vs Container

VM = House
Containers = Appartments

Should the app be a VM or container? It depends.

Performance
Security
Scalability
Exciting skill sets
Costs

Should consider

Capacity
Mixed workloads
Latency
Disaster recovery
Licensing costs
Existing automation frameworks
Resource pools
Multi-tenancy

The perspective of the Puppet/VMware/Microsoft/HP veteran is enlightening. His views align well with what we are currently doing with the added benefit of allowing us to concrete the future Docker developments.