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Cloud-native application platform software aims to revolutionize software delivery by supporting platform ops and DevOps capabilities. This assessment helps technical professionals responsible for application platforms evaluate differences between leaders in the container-runtime-based PaaS market.
Table of Contents
What’s Changed in RHOCP Since June 2017?
What’s Changed in PCF Since June 2017?
- What’s Changed in RHOCP Since June 2017?
Why Enterprises Are Buying Cloud-Native Platforms
- What a “Cloud-Native Platform” Is
- Are Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform Really Cloud-Native, and Do They Support Serverless?
Assessment Criteria: Planning the Architecture
- Approach to Containers and Container Orchestration
- Preferred Cloud-Native Application Model
- .NET and Windows Support
- Open-Source Model and Approach
- Portability and Ecosystem Diversity
- Multicloud and Hybrid Infrastructure Support
Assessment Criteria: Develop the Application
- Built-In Application Platform Services and Add-On Marketplace
Assessment Criteria: Deploy and Manage the Application
- Logging, Monitoring and Alerting
Assessment Criteria: Govern and Manage the Platform
- Scaling, Resilience and Availability
- Operating System Support for Platform Runtimes
- Operating a Multitenant Platform
Assessment Criteria: Commercial Criteria
- Vendor Viability
- Price Model
- Why Enterprises Are Buying Cloud-Native Platforms
Use a Multicloud and Hybrid Application Platform If Portability and Compliance Are Priorities
Platform Choice Is Not Your Biggest Challenge
Stop Building DIY PaaS
Delegate Open-Source Management to a Vendor
Plan to Self-Manage Cloud-Native Software Platforms in the Short Term to Midterm Only; Go Fully Managed Over the Long Term
- Use a Multicloud and Hybrid Application Platform If Portability and Compliance Are Priorities
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