Over the last few years the way you moved applications from your data center to the cloud was lift-and-shift, refactor, or migrate to containers. The latter has gotten a kick in the pants as cloud-native techniques such as serverless computing and microservices have joined forces with containers.
Still unsure what I’m talking about? Chris Aniszczyk, executive director of the Open Container Initiative (OCI) and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), explained: “Cloud-native computing uses an open-source software stack to deploy applications as microservices, [each part packaged] into its own container, and dynamically orchestrate those containers to optimize resource utilization.”
You can find proof this methodology is taking off in the latest CNCF survey. This survey of primarily enterprise or DevOps professionals found that “production usage of CNCF projects has grown more than 200 percent on average since December 2017, and evaluation has jumped 372 percent.”
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