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ESG Survey Reveals Key Elements for Container Data Protection

Container Data protection The adoption of containers in enterprises is in full swing, and container platforms like Kubernetes are quickly becoming the standard for deploying applications to production. In a recent study on container data protection by ESG, 67% of respondents said they’re running containers for production applications with the remaining 33% planning to do […]

How to Choose Between VMs, Containers, and Serverless

Why choose? Let’s start with the why. Why do we need to choose? Why does this choice even exist? As technologies evolve, they tend to commoditize at the bottom of a stack. For instance, physical services and hypervisors have predominantly commoditized, meaning they look alike, the technology is mature, and the pace of innovation slowed […]

Stateful vs. Stateless

In our previous blog post, we introduced containers, how they worked, and why so many applications are being moved to containers. And while we did gloss over the most fundamental difference between virtual machines and containers—state—we did not dive into all of its ramifications. Stateful vs. Stateless Containers are stateless, which means changes made to […]

Containers 101

We all know and love virtual machines (VMs). You probably remember seeing your first vMotion or high availability (HA) failover event of a VM. How fantastic was it to free the operating system (OS) and application from the underlying hardware, optimize resource usage, and provide HA to any and all applications? VMs have served us well for the better part of two decades and we thank companies like VMware and Microsoft […]