The growth in cloud-native, or microservices-based, applications is synonymous with the use of containers. However, as a technology containers introduce some specific challenges for CIOs, not least of which is the lack of skills.
- Ovum examines the key challenges of adopting containers at scale from a management perspective, and some of the different vendor approaches to mitigating these challenges.
Features and Benefits
- Understand why containers and VMs are not zero-sum game.
- Discover how the process dilemma of balancing governance with speed can be mitigated.
Key questions answered
- What are the new security threats that containers are vulnerable to?
- What are the main differences in managing VMs and containers?
Table of contents
Recommendations for enterprises
Recommendations for vendors
Understanding the technology and why not all containers are the same
Containers and VMs are not a zero-sum game
Agility and portability are the twin promise of containers when compared to VMs
Driving innovation requires DevOps to be fully implemented
The process dilemma of balancing governance with speed
The approach to security must match the new reality
Dealing with the storage and network challenges
Planning for scale and identifying the correct metrics