With Azure Container Service, Microsoft Works to Make Container Management Boring


Earlier this week, Microsoft made the Kubernetes container orchestration service generally available on Azure Container Service, alongside the other predominant container orchestration engines Docker Swarm and Mesosphere’s Data Center Operating System (DC/OS). The move is one more step in building out the service, Kubernetes co-founder Brendan Burns told The New Stack.

Burns moved from Google to Microsoft seven months ago to run ACS with the vision of turning it into “a really managed service” that can deliver not just tools for working with containers, but work as a whole Containers-as-a-Service (CaaS) platform. … As the technology matures, the emphasis shifts from how you use containers to what you use them for, he pointed out. 

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