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VMs vs. containers: Do you know the differences?

Containers and VMs represent different ways of abstracting resources, have their own use cases and present different challenges. How well do you know these technologies?

For a long time the debate was VMs vs. containers, with strong advocates for each, as each technology has its own advantages and shortcomings. More recently, however, the conversation has changed. Vendors and admins alike are trying to master an environment that incorporates both technologies. Even though you can achieve the best of both worlds, your infrastructure won't be fully optimized unless you have a clear understanding of what circumstances and processes are best suited for VMs vs. containers. Take this quiz to see if you know your stuff.

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