Developers. Developers. Developers. I guarantee this was the most spoken word at DockerCon Europe, the hottest software conference that just took place in Amsterdam last week. I was so lucky to get a ticket (as it sold out in a couple of days!) and be part of this amazing event that, despite a few complaints heard regarding too much of a “marketing love fest”, offered a lot in understanding market directions, trends and opportunities for software vendors.
We have recently announced the full integration of Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator with Parallels Cloud Server virtualization. This is really exciting news. Today I want to answer some questions about container technology, but first call out two things it allows us to do:
On to a few questions.
What is a container?
Before I discuss why I think containers offer such an advantage to the service provider, I want to define in my opinion, what is a container.