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ChatGPT: Virtual Machines vs Containers

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  • Q1
    What is a virtual machine?
    It is a physical machine that can run multiple operating systems simultaneously.
    It is a software emulation of a physical computer.
    It is a lightweight software that runs applications without the need of an operating system.
    It is a software container that provides a runtime environment for applications.
    30s
  • Q2
    What is a container?
    It is a lightweight software that runs applications without the need of an operating system.
    It is a software emulation of a physical computer.
    It is a software container that provides a runtime environment for applications.
    It is a physical machine that can run multiple operating systems simultaneously.
    30s
  • Q3
    What is the main difference between a virtual machine and a container?
    Virtual machines and containers run on different hardware architectures.
    Virtual machines emulate the entire operating system, while containers share the host operating system kernel.
    Virtual machines are faster and more efficient than containers.
    Containers are more secure than virtual machines.
    30s
  • Q4
    What is the runtime environment for a virtual machine?
    It is a container.
    It is a host operating system.
    It is a guest operating system.
    It is a hypervisor.
    30s
  • Q5
    What is the runtime environment for a container?
    It is a guest operating system.
    It is a hypervisor.
    It is a container engine.
    It is a host operating system.
    30s
  • Q6
    What is the typical size of a virtual machine?
    Several megabytes.
    Several gigabytes.
    Several terabytes.
    Several petabytes.
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the typical size of a container?
    Several gigabytes.
    Several kilobytes.
    A few megabytes.
    Several petabytes.
    30s
  • Q8
    Which is more efficient in terms of resource usage?
    Virtual machines are more efficient than containers.
    They are equally efficient.
    Neither is efficient.
    Containers are more efficient than virtual machines.
    30s
  • Q9
    Which is more secure?
    They are equally secure.
    Neither is secure.
    Containers are more secure than virtual machines.
    Virtual machines are more secure than containers.
    30s
  • Q10
    Which is more flexible?
    Virtual machines are more flexible than containers.
    Neither is flexible.
    They are equally flexible.
    Containers are more flexible than virtual machines.
    30s

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