What are Containers?

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  •  March 15, 2018
     2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

According to a 451 Research report published in May of 2017, 52% of enterprises surveyed are running (some) containers in production.  At the same time, most IT professionals are just getting started on their container journey through a chaotic container technology ecosystem.  Mark Panthofer, VP of NVISIA’s technology center, presents a guided tour through the world of containers for beginners and enthusiasts.

Title: Guided Tour & Discussion:  Container Technology 

Containers 101

  • What are containers?
  • How do they fit with virtualization?
  • Where did they come from?
  • What is the current state of the container ecosystem

Business Case for containers and support for enterprise Initiatives

  • Application Modernization >> Faster release cycles
  • Cloud Strategy >> Cloud Portability and Interoperability
  • DevOps >> Shift funding from application support to application Innovation

Explore use cases for containers

  • Microservices
  • CI/CD
  • Monolithic web app Lift and shift

Getting started with containers

  • Adopt
  • Build
  • Enable

Running Containers in Production

  • Simplify – Single target platform for developers and DevOps
  • Secure – Secure software pipeline, secure platform with RBAC
  • Support – The container support ecosystems


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