Dec 2016 - Industry Developments and Models - Doc # US42081416
The Evolving State of PaaS, Part 2: The Disruption of Container Management Platforms and Serverless Functions
By: Larry CarvalhoResearch Director, Platform as a Service, Al Hilwa
"PaaS, as we know it, is evolving rapidly with the arrival of new innovations for abstracting deployment technology to help developers become more agile and productive," says Al Hilwa, program director for IDC's Software Development research. "Container orchestration platforms like Kubernetes and Mesos and cloud function execution environments like Lambda and OpenWhisk are likely to revolutionize how developers build and deploy applications in the coming years."