Why are Containers so Disruptive to the Data Centre?


Enterprise architecture is usually a mixture of technologies, platforms, stacks, licenses and maturities, all owned by different teams and hosted in different data centres and clouds.

This diversity is just the sign of a long life — Enterprises generally didn’t appear yesterday — but it can result in high operational costs and inefficient use of resources.

Utopian Visions are so 20th Century

Is this technical mix just debt to be fixed with a Utopian clean slate?

Or should we find a way to embrace the diversity?

What if we had a common, computer-regulated way to manage heterogeneous services and environments?