MapR Platform Offers Persistent Data Access for Containerized Applications

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This is the container age. The growing use of services like Docker is transforming the way that software is being handled within enterprises. However, this rise in container utilization does throw present problems for enterprise CIOs when it comes to rolling out applications in production.

One of the biggest issues is scaling applications to meet business demands. While, in theory, containers are able to handle enterprise applications, in practice, they are often hampered by day-to-day disruptions: network failures, server breakdowns or even scheduled maintenance, consequently, organizations have tended to play safe and use containers for stateless web applications, rather than try to overcome these storage issues, indeed some analysts have warned companies to be wary of using stateful application.

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