Ubuntu’s Shuttleworth Explains Why Not All Containers are the Same


As container use continues to grow, Mark Shuttleworth provides some definition on why he’s backing Kubernetes but isn’t a fan of OpenStack Magnum.

Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of Ubuntu Linux, was an early backer of OpenStack as well as containers. This week, Shuttleworth’s company Canonical announced new commercial support for Kubernetes, which is a widely deployed container orchestration and management engine.  In an interview with Datamation Shuttleworth emphasized that it’s important to understand the different use cases for containers and what the different types of container systems are all about.  

“There are going to be different types of container co-ordination systems,” Shuttleworth said. “There will trucks, tractors and cars.”

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