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Welcome to Container Wars

09:43 09 June in Community, Uncategorized

— Welcome to Container Wars

Back in the 1990’s the battle for hearts and minds in the “platform” (the hardware and operating system used to run your applications) was the processor architecture.  Sun had SPARC, IBM had Power (RISC-based) as well as z/Architecture, HP had PA-RISC (Precision Architecture), there was Intel Itanium (originally developed with HP) and Microsoft running on both Itanium and x86 architecture.  Each processor architecture provided lock in and was one of the reasons for the development of Java (a great idea gone bad).  Fast forward to today and thanks to the…

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