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What Is Container Technology Offering and Why Is It Essential?
Containers are supposed to be the next big revolution in the technology realm as they are offering greater flexibility and scale for the enterprises; it’s important to recognize what they are good at. Using containers as a platform for microservices, applications are designed that deliver services to a wide range of audience, scaling up and down much faster than the previous platforms.
Speed is something that container-based applications are recognized for. Everything in a container-based solution is designed to provide a rapid, seamless scaling from the beginning; therefore, scaling up or down is something that is an afterthought in a physical or virtual environment.
Plethora of Platforms
For the players that are new in the market, containers sound a good option and represent a fast and cost-effective route to deploy applications. Also, the established enterprises in the market can also enjoy the benefits of this technology regarding scale and speed. However, extending the existing infrastructure may work just as well, but any migration requires proper planning and development over time.
1. Explain the use of containers: When customers ask about containers, one must be prepared with information on where the containers can be useful and where they aren’t. But for enterprises that are running large ERP applications, containers may have limited appeal.
2. Augment Services: As mentioned above, containers can scale very well and therefore they can be a solution to any business service that requires flexibility. Before selling the idea of container technology, think about the customer’s business processes where the major issues can be fixed with flexibility or what value and results they can derive with the greater flexibility.
3. Initial stage to production: Containers provide a seamless route of getting services to production quicker than before. For example, a developer can work on a container, test it and deploy it to production without any changes.
Containers are all set to revamp the industries, and hence become essential for all the businesses to get to grips with this technology for themselves. Containers can be seen as an overhead, but it must be deployed carefully.