Since taking off in 2013, Docker has been making waves in technology. Self-described as “lightweight, stand-alone executables package(s),” Docker provides businesses with “standardized units for development, shipment, and deployment.” With proper usage, containers can be an immense Cloud adoption acceleration tool that increases uptime and production.
Today’s fast paced and ever-changing world isn’t slowing down. Organizations and their technology departments are increasingly data-centric and striving for agile practices, such as continuous delivery (CD) and microservices. And while the technological benefits of CD and microservices are obvious and direct, enterprise-level benefits is a topic just starting to pick up traction. People are starting to ask: “Why are microservices important to my business as a whole?”