Friday Five

Here’s today’s top 5:

Microsoft and Airbus just got drone fever
AirMap received a substantial amount of funding from Microsoft and Airbus for its drones. While drones aren’t Microsoft’s biggest field of interest, its cloud platform could provide the backbone for pushing drone technology forward.

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Containing the Cloud

According to Docker, the differences between containerization and virtualization can be thought of as a person looking for a new house. If you live by yourself, do you need the ten bedrooms and the garage? Even when you find the smallest home on the market, you’ll have at least one bedroom. Containerization is the studio apartment to a virtual machine’s mega-house. Why use all of that extra space when all you need is a single room?

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