Asian Journal of Computer Science and Technology (AJCST)
Performance Comparison between VM Based Webserver and Docker Container WebserverAuthor : A. Anand and A. Nisha Jebaseeli
Volume 8 No.2 Special Issue:March 2019 pp 28-30
Cloud computing is a type of Internet-based computing that provides shared computer processing resources, services and data to computers on demand. It offers an innovative business model for organizations to adopt IT services at a reduced cost with increased reliability and scalability. Virtualisation is one of backbone technology of cloud computing. But today, container based technology especially Docker offering better performance than Virtual Machine. It is famous for its light weight operation and better scaling. But still it is lagging in Disk I/O and network bandwidth intensive applications. So it is important to analyse and compare various performance parameters of VMs and Docker Images before implementation. Main Parameters will be CPU, Memory, Disk Utilization and Network Bandwidth. In this research paper, we compare performance metrics between Webserver deployed in Virtual machine and Docker webserver.
Docker Container, Virtual Machines, Performance Metrics, Web server, Cloud Computing
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