In late December, CoreOS CEO and container guru Alex Polvi proclaimed in a tweet that he believes 2015 will be the year of the production-ready container, which would be a testament to how fast companies are adopting the technology that promises more portability and less overhead than virtual machines.
For music streaming service Spotify, however, containers are already a way of life. The streaming-music provider has been using containers in production on a large scale, according to Mats Linander, Spotify’s infrastructure team lead.
This is a big deal given that it seems only a few companies beyond cloud providers like Google or Joyent have gone public with how they are using container technology in production. Indeed, when Ben Golub, CEO of the container-management startup Docker, came on the Structure Show podcast in December and described…
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