An Architect’s Guide: Linux in the Age of Containers
As the pace of technology accelerates and the demands on IT organizations rapidly increase, enterprises are faced with a tension between two opposing forces:
1. Maintaining a stable, high-performance, highly available, secure and scalable computing environment.
2. Becoming more agile to be able to deploy new, uncertain projects and technologies more quickly.
And, of course, enterprises can’t abandon the critical components of the first demand to meet those of the second demand. In 2014, Gartner coined the term “Bimodal IT” to refer to a model for handling those two competing demands.