(Excerpt from original post on the Taneja Group News Blog)
Diamanti (pre-launch known as Datawise.io) has recently rolled out their brand new hyperconverged “container” appliances. Why would containers, supposedly able to be fluidly hosted just about anywhere, need a specially built host? Kubernetes et.al. might take care of CPU allotment, but there are still big obstacles for naked containers in a production data center, especially as containers are now being lined up to host far more than simple stateless micro-services. Now their real-world storage and networking needs have to be matched, aligned, and managed or the whole efficiency opportunity can be easily lost.
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