Tag: virtualization-management

Recorded May Meetup: Introduction to RancherVM

May 14, 2015

RancherVM Screen Capture from MeetupRecently, we announced RancherVM, an open source project that makes it possible to run KVM virtual machines embedded in Docker containers. Yesterday, we hosted an online meetup to demonstrate this new project and answer questions about how it works, and why you might want to use it for. We recorded that video, and have posted it here. You can download RancherVM from GitHub.

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Introducing RancherVM: Package and Run Virtual Machines as Docker Containers

April 16, 2015

Virtual machines and containers are two of my favorite technologies. I have always wondered about different ways they can work together. It has become clear over time these two technologies compliment each other. True there is overlap, but most people who are running containers today run them on virtual machines, and for good reason. Virtual machines provide the underlying computing resources and are typically managed by the IT operations teams. Containers, on the other hand, are managed by application developers and devops teams. I always thought this was a good approach, and that for most use cases containers would reside inside virtual machines. Read more