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Discussion on: Building Small Containers for Kubernetes

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This is nice to know and to seriously consider. Thanks for sharing! What I would also like to know is are there any pitfalls in having really small containers like would paging and virtual memory be impacted? The pros and cons. I am wondering why small containers are not main stream. This is the second publication I have seen about the this. The first is

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Francis Sunday Author

This actually depends on who's using it, and depending on the type of apps one is deploying. Some apps may require some OS level tooling still on production, and stripping that part away might not be an option, thus dropping the idea of using small containers.