Erik Engheim

Mar 12, 2021

2 min read

Containers vs VMs

Do we need Java-style virtual machines in a world running on container technology?

This is a follow up to my story on how Java and C# may be obsolete in the age of Docker. I realize that some of the arguments may have been taken a bit too literally. I never meant to imply that Docker is all you’ll ever need. Docker is just a convenient proxy for any container technology.

The key thing was to draw a distinction between the strategies that were followed by Java and C# in creating their own little ecosystems with the JVM…