You may recall a post from early 2017 in which I mentioned that containers were tired of being typecast. It was January, to be exact. Which means containers are no longer tired of being typecast, they are downright exhausted with it. The proof of their weariness can be seen in a recent Portworx survey on container adoption. Significant gains in both container adoption - up to 82% - and use of containers in production - now at 83% - were reported. But that's no surprise. Container adoption has been a steady course to consume budget for a couple years now. What may be a surprise is the reasons behind that adoption. Spoiler alert: it isn't really about microservices.
Read the blog post at f5 over here.