[CentOS] CentOS 7, container question

Mon May 23 18:43:31 UTC 2016
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Frank Cox wrote:
> On Mon, 23 May 2016 10:51:57 -0400
> m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>>    We would like to run a container on a server, the reason being the
>> COST of a Sybase license (it's by core), and what we can afford is a
>> license. Now, the server's a nice Dell w/ 32 cores, so, ideally, what
>> we want to do is set up containers, then, in one container, *only* have
>> it see 4 cores, while the rest of the server, including (possibly)
>> other containers, can see the other 28. The first try seems to have
>> disabled *all* the cores other than those four.
> You can do that with Virtual Box.  I haven't tried it with anything else,
> but Virtual Box allows you to set (and change) the number of cores
> available to the session.

My manager's been looking at containers - he doesn't want the overhead,
both system usage and system maintenance, of a VM. Isn't VB a VM?