> Amaury Hernández Águila <amhe...@gmail.com> writes:
> A Container is basically a VM, but cheaper.
kind of, but not really. You can say that in the context of your
accepted trade-offs but it is not true in general.
> The downsides negligible,
> like the limitation of running only a single Linux kernel for all the
> containers, or not being able to run other operating systems (if the
> host machine is a Linux with a kernel version X.X.X, all the
> containers will be Linux X.X.X).
One of the most important downsides is that it is not as secure as VM.
Search internet for "docker security". Problem is that not everything
in Linux is namespaced.