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con·tai·ner

(kŏn-tā'nĕr)
A receptacle in which anything is confined.
[L. contineo, to hold together]

container

(kŏn-tā′nĕr)
A receptacle for storing a medical specimen or supplies. Use of sterile disposable containers for collecting specimens is recommended, since contamination of the container may alter the results of the specimen analysis and therefore interfere with the diagnosis.
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Technology Comparison For Production Servers: Hardware Virtualization OS Virtualization Platform Support Broadest support for operating Broad support for system versions and types, Linux operating system including capability to and forthcoming flexibly mix and match them on support by Virtuozzo the same physical server.
Unlike virtual machines and hypervisors, Virtuozzo OS virtualization addresses the challenges faced by today's datacenters of operating system sprawl.
High Performance - The innovative OS virtualization technology is a very thin layer that interacts with the existing OS and hardware without adding system calls or overhead.