Performance of Enterprise Web Applications in Docker Containers on vSphere 6.5

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    In this paper, we explore the performance characteristics of a large enterprise web application running in Docker containers deployed in VMware vSphere 6.5 virtual machines (VMs). The paper includes:

    • Performance metrics of the web application running in the Docker virtual and physical environments
    • Detailed analysis about the performance differences
    • Performance impacts from tuning Docker