Persistent storage is still a developing story with containers. It’s still a bit of the Wild West, there’s no consensus on how the problem will be solved. Docker took some steps to address this down the road with the acquisition of Infinit in 2016. But StorageOS has been at this for a little while, and have put together a solution that’s cloud-native and well thought out.
Eric Shanks came away impressed by the feature support offered by StorageOS. This is made all the more impressive given that they’re really just entering into offering a commercially available product. I’m used to seeing products roll out with the idea and slowly gain practicality as a solution in subsequent releases.
Here are some predictions we’ve put together and gathered from within the industry for 2017. We’ve included some general technology, and more specific enterprise focused looks into 2017.
Docker is the company everyone loves to talk about. They’ve been the subject of acquisition rumors for years. Everyone wants to try them out, even if they don’t fully understand what they do. And they’ve spurred an ecosystem of companies eager to extend what their product can do. Docker is the new Twitter.
Containers are in a weird place in IT right now. You can’t follow the space very far before you’ll come across someone talking about the inevitable containerization of IT. If you’re new to the space, you might have thought this has already happened. The prime example of this is Docker, which went from being a container company […]