TNS Research: Multiple Orchestrators, Multiple Clouds, What a Mess


Most users of containers have Docker Engine in their stack, even if it is just the open source engine. Now that Docker Engine 1.12 comes with built-in orchestration capabilities, we expect future surveys to find a substantial increase in people using some of that capability.

While this gives Docker an edge in many ways, do not misinterpret those “anticipated” findings to mean the company has suddenly cornered the “orchestration market.” As seen in several surveys, including our own, multiple orchestration tools are in being used at the same time, with many planning to continue this practice going forward. In this environment, insight is gained by evaluating which providers are preferred most, and by whom.

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