Microcontainers: Iron.io’s New Hack to Shrink Docker Containers

In the still-developing container world, it seems like new functionality is being released every time you turn around. Engineers are trying to solve the questions of how to make containers run faster, smarter, and take up fewer resources.

This week’s hack comes from Iron.io, a Platform as a Service (PaaS) company. In a word: Microcontainers.