Virtual machines and containers has several differences, but the main difference is that containers provide a way to virtualize an operating system so that multiple applications can run on a single OS instance. With Virtual Machines, the hardware is being virtualized to run multiple operating system instances. Docker Containers’ speed, agility, and portability make them a better tool to help streamline software development.
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Also, watch this video on Docker vs VM to understand more: