back to article VMware releases 'not cool, but very useful' integrated containers

VMware has released its long-touted vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC), the company's way of making vSphere a fine place to run containers. Plenty of pundits have suggested that containers stand a good chance of killing virtual machines, citing the former as lighter, faster and better-suited to building the kind of apps that …

  1. Electron Shepherd

    What - there's more to life than "mobile apps"?

    "Plenty of pundits have suggested that containers stand a good chance of killing virtual machines, citing the former as lighter, faster and better-suited to building the kind of apps that work well at scale on the web and with mobile devices."

    Perhaps "replacing virtual machines for one specific use-case" might be a better way to put it, unless said pundits really think that the only use for virtual machines is to build web sites and mobile application back ends.

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