More than 90 percent of enterprises around the world have adopted cloud services in some shape or form. Additionally, 46 percent of them run a multi-cloud environment and 59 percent have adopted more advanced concepts like containers and microservices in their production set-up.
via Everest Group
Now that containerized architectures can increase application agility and speed, there’s been a push to package more applications in containers, and use Kubernetes to manage both compute and storage.
via The New Stack
The global market for server virtualization technologies has experienced relatively low growth as more CIOs and CTOs consider alternative approaches to support their developer’s need for agile IT infrastructure deployment. While some early adopters are experimenting with ‘serverless’ solutions, the mainstream market is utilizing software applications container solutions.
The latest applications container market research from 451 Research indicates this market will continue to expand and be worth more than $2.1 billion in 2019 and more than $4.3 billion in 2022 – that’s a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30%.
via 451 Research
“Cloud native technologies are continuing to expand into all sizes of companies and at a greater scale in production. While companies are growing their usage of containers in all facets of their development cycle, they’re also adding new cloud native technologies that complement Kubernetes to their technology stack.”
According to the latest analysis of cloud pricing by 451 Research, for the majority of new applications, a serverless solution offers a lower total cost of ownership (TCO) than both virtual machines (VMs) or containers.
Source: Digital Lifescapes