Performance Comparison of Docker and KVM

Title : Performance Comparison of Docker and KVM
Published in : The International Conference on Future Information Technology, applications and services (IFIT 2016 Seoul)
Authors : MinSoo Chae, Kiyeol Lee, HwaMin Lee
Corresponding author : HwaMin Lee
Location : Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea

Hypervisor means technique that several virtual machines which have independent CPU, Memory and Network, OS share the mechanic server resource. Docker is the application level virtualization software and can help managing computer environment independent on OS using Linux container system. In this paper, we analyze the performance of the VM hypervisor (KVM) and Linux Container (Docker).

This research was supported by the MSIP (Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning), Korea, under the ITRC (Information Technology Research Center) support program (IITP-2016-H8601-16-1009) supervised by the IITP (Institute for Information & communications Technology Promotion).