OpenStack Series: Part 13 – Docker in OpenStack by @vCloudernBeer

This guest post is by Anthony Chow who blogs at, where you can find his back catalogue of posts. This post is part of a pretty serious series on OpenStack, that starts here. Find out more about the guest blogger program here.

Often time there is the notion that with Docker, the Linux Container technology is going to replace server virtualization. The reasoning for this thought is that with Linux Container virtualize application on the operating system level in which the hypervisor is no longer needed.

Another camp of thought is that container does not have the robustness and enterprise ready feature such as resource allocation management, high availability or even manageability that can be offered by VMware.