Enterprises want cloud portability. Why? Well, they want to hedge bets in case a public cloud provider “breaks bad” in terms of consistently poor service, or performance issues, or, more likely, jacking up the subscription fees to obnoxious levels.As many CIOs I have talked to put it: “We need to have choices.

Choices mean leverage.” I get that.[ To the cloud! Real-world container migrations. | Dig into the the red-hot open source framework in InfoWorld’s beginner’s guide to Docker. ]
However, to have true choices, the workloads, including applications and data, need to be easily moveable from public cloud to public cloud.

This means that the code will move, the data will move, and it’s a matter of recompiling, configuring, and testing on the new cloud platform. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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