Gartner Research

Containers

Published: 16 May 2018

ID: G00371415

Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team

Summary

This summary contains input from sixteen members on their experiences with containerization technologies. We begin this summary by examining members' container technology landscapes, including container technologies used, container spend as a percentage of IT spend, and workloads targeted for containerization. We then look at members' container clusters in production, the solutions they use to manage these containers, and their approaches toward containerizing workloads. Next, we dive deep on containerization's impact on members' infrastructure and operations (I&O) models and approaches toward software development. We close with a look at the challenges members have faced and their best practices for using container technology.

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