Docker vs Parallels Virtuozzo


16
Docker
Docker is an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications. Consisting of Docker Engine, a portable, lightweight runtime and packaging tool, and Docker Hub, a cloud service for sharing applications and automating workflows, Docker enables apps to be quickly assembled from components and eliminates the friction between development, QA, and production environments. As a result, IT can ship faster and run the same app, unchanged, on laptops, data center VMs, and any cloud.
16
Parallels Virtuozzo
Parallels Virtuozzo Containers is an operating system virtualization solution that maximizes your investment in server hardware. Parallels Virtuozzo Containers is uniquely suited to Cloud server virtualization, enabling near instant provisioning and on-the-fly modification of hosting and Cloud server plans while delivering maximum density, cost efficiency and application performance.
Comparing Docker vs Parallels Virtuozzo is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like Parallels Virtuozzo has more user-friendly interface than Docker because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots


To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Docker is more popular than Parallels Virtuozzo

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- Docker offers native Kubernetes support (in 2017)
- Microsoft expands its support for Docker containers (in 2016)
- Docker acquired cloud infrastructure startup Unikernel Systems (in 2016)
- Docker adds new security tools for containers (in 2015)
- Docker acquired container hosting service Tutum (in 2015)
- Docker makes containers more portable, wants to develop Common Container Standard (in 2015)
- Docker raised $95M to fuel its cloud container platform (in 2015)
- Docker launches its first commercial product (in 2014)
- Microsoft puts Docker on Windows desktops (in 2014)
- Microsoft and Docker team up to make containers play nice on Windows Server and Azure (in 2014)

Looks like Docker was recently more active than Parallels Virtuozzo (at least in our news). We also found some news, in which Docker and Parallels Virtuozzo meet head to head:

2016 - Docker acquired cloud infrastructure startup Unikernel Systems. Parallels Virtuozzo is in panic



Containers management startup Docker announced the acquisition of Unikernel Systems, a startup that aims to bring unikernels to the masses of developers. Docker plans to integrate support for unikernels into its own tools and services as it’s starting to look at technologies beyond containers to help developers build even more efficient microservices architectures. The price of the acquisition was not disclosed. The basic idea behind unikernels is to strip down the operating system to the absolute minimum so it can run a very specific application. Nothing more, nothing less. This means you would compile the necessary libraries to run an application right into the kernel of the operating system, for example.