Containers are really a thing, but how many organisations are actually using them in production, every day? Why isn’t yours among these?
It’s not because Containers are not reliable or too complex. It is also not because they require some special technology stack to deploy on brand new hardware – they are actually quite nimble. It is often because (like with all new technologies) there is some sort of misinformation around them.
They are actually really invaluable tools not just for new applications but also for existing ones, as they fit very well with a packaged distribution model for example.
So let’s try to shed some light on these, from a different point of view: the DevOps perspective.