Introduction: Virtualization helps to manage workloads by transforming traditional computing method and make it more scalable. Containerization is a lightweight alternative of virtualization, it involves encapsulating of an application in a container with its own operating system. Application can be run on any physical memory without caring about dependencies.
Key Difference between virtualization and containerization
Virtualization- It is a process of creating a virtual version of physical object. In terms of computing hardware virtualization is the process of creating virtual instances of real hardware. We can run a complete operating system on virtual hardware.
Hypervisor- It is a software application that manages and monitors running virtual machine, also called virtual machine monitor (VMM).