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Docker has been unable to contain itself. The San Francisco-headquartered company that popularized software containers has been shedding cash and talent as while trying to make the transition from open source innovator to enterprise mainstay. According to CEO Steve Singh today, however, more people are going to be hired than …

  1. devTrail

    Kubernetes

    Kubernetes has become the de facto industry standard

    Unfortunately.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    And the knock on effect....

    Hmmm, I wonder how that will affect those organisations who are committed to moving their software to container only distribution?

    Will customers think long and hard about investing in solutions that are only going to be available in docker containers?

    Looks like another consideration for potential buyers.

    1. devTrail

      Re: And the knock on effect....

      Will customers think long and hard about investing in solutions that are only going to be available in docker containers?

      Once you defined a deployment with all the external libraries, cluster configurations, jdbc and socket connections to DBs and other services and you eventually defined a complex system with a lot of machines involved, you are reluctant to change everything regardless of whether you are using Dockers or not. I don't think that Dockers itself might be the bigger obstacle to future migrations.

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