Kubernetes as a Service Offers Orchestration Benefits for Containers

Kubernetes presumes deep private cloud knowledge. If your organization isn’t there yet, evaluate the supported Kubernetes distributions from third-party as-a-service vendors. Organizations can offload some of the heavy lifting to deploy containers with Kubernetes as a service from a hosting company.

Docker containers have a steep learning curve because of the intrinsic paradigm shift from hardware virtualization to OS-level abstraction. Developers and IT pros know how to interact with line-of-business applications through VMs, but Docker packages an application with all its dependencies into portable containers that share an OS and run on different host servers with different hardware platforms.

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