Let’s be honest: Docker loves bare metal. Running Docker inside a VM (which is the only option with almost all public clouds) is simply a waste of time and money. VMs are known for being slow in handling in-memory workloads, such as those generated by NoSQL databases or Spark. This is due to the high TLB miss ratio that these technologies naturally incur.
On the Full Metal Cloud containers run at bare metal performance and also have access to our state of the art layer 2 network to bridge. This allows our users to forget about IP management and just let Docker do its job.
1. Start with a Vanilla CentOS template. Continue Reading