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Feb 20 2018   7:00PM GMT

Containers as a service (CaaS)

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Containers as a service (CaaS) is a cloud service that allows software developers to upload, organize, run, scale, manage and stop containers by using a provider’s API calls or a web portal interface. Continued…

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“Comparing virtualization to containers is a bit like comparing a tractor-trailer to a school bus. Both move things from place to place along a road, but each has specific uses through which it can drive the most value.” – David Linthicum

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Comparing containers and VMs for multi-tenant apps
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Words to go: Containers in cloud computing
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Trending Terms
containerization
Infrastructure as a Service
Platform as a Service
Amazon EC2 Container Service
Google Kubernetes
Docker Swarm

Writing for Business
In Kubernetes, a replication controller scales containers horizontally, ensuring there are more or ________ containers to meet the overall application’s computing needs.
a. less
b. fewer
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