Are there any real advantages that can be derived from using Container Platforms?
Simply put, containers are partitions within a host operating system with spaces where different applications can safely run. Container solutions are gaining importance because of their role in enabling IT professionals to maintain segments without disrupting the entire operation.
Container Platforms have been steadily generating buzz in the IT community. According to StackEngine (via Network Computing), some 70 percent of respondents have been using Container technology or are assessing its usability within their organization. This reflects the growing interest in the technology and business executives’ recognition of its value within their company.
Containers represent the next frontier in application management. As alternatives to the traditional hypervisor-based virtualization, Container Platforms are most applicable in data centers where multiple virtual machines operate simultaneously within a single environment.
Below are the primary benefits of Containers:
These three core benefits, along with many more, all contribute to the reduction of an organization’s bottom line. Efficient and effective operations mean you save money in the long run. By reducing processing time, manpower requirements and resource requirements for hosting applications, utilizing Container Platforms is a smart and cost-saving investment.
Container Platforms give developers a set of rich command tools and automation technologies that standardize and streamline workflows, build efficiently, and push apps to the market in record time.