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THINK YOU CAN RUN KUBERNETES BETTER THAN A CLOUD PROVIDER? THINK AGAIN
Even as enterprises embrace cloud computing, and often a mishmash of different clouds to serve different needs, private cloud (aka "private data center") keeps ticking at an 11% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR), according to Cisco data. Companies are moving their private data center workloads to public clouds as fast as possible, but often "fast" isn't possible. That's normal.What isn't normal, by contrast, is the idea that companies can out-cloud the big cloud vendors like AWS, Google, and Microsoft. They can't, as iRobot research scientist Ben Kehoe strenuously called out. In response to the suggestion that "Kubernetes is about never having to wait for your cloud provider for a feature because you can build it yourself," Kehoe countered, "[This] downplays the operations and maintenance burden assumed by building something yourself. Looking at TCO, it's almost always a better option to accept the 80% fully-managed-service solution than take on all the extra burden of a custom build. MATT ASAY READ MORE