The New Stack Context

Episode 6: Kubernetes and OpenStack: Who's On First?

September 15th, 2016  •  10 mins  •  Download (9.59 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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It wasn’t all that long ago — not quite a year — that the leaders in the OpenStack community were openly discussing whether their platform should be expected to support both conventional and cloud-native workloads simultaneously. Some expressed their fear that customers were demanding an evolutionary path, and vendors may be answering demands for such a path, that the platform wasn’t intended to take — and that contributing developers didn’t want to follow.

And on the other side of the fence, the rapid rise of Docker led some prominent voices to declare the impending death of OpenStack.