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Cloud Containers: What Are They and Why Do They Work?

13.1.2020 by Charlotte Nuttall

Amongst the top predictions for 2020’s tech scene, experts are forecasting huge growth in the implementation of containerisation. To quote DZone’s 2020 Predictions article: “In the future, every data technology will run on cloud containers and, in 2020, Kubernetes will continue to see rising adoption as more major vendors base their flagship platforms on it.” With cloud containers tipped to be a pretty big deal as we move into a new decade of technological advancements, it makes sense to get the basics drilled down. Let’s begin. What are containers in the cloud? A cloud container is a unit of software…