The goal of the presentation is to educate listeners on VM and container architectural basics, then build on these concepts to show the fundamental differences between the two implementations and explain the strengths of each. The second stage of the presentation delves into containers; their standards, the popular container softwares available, and how they differ. A brief touch on container orchestration is included. Lastly, the presentation touches on the future of containers, and how Kata containers are looking to bridge the gap between VMs and containers.