The time when people used one virtualization platform for server consolidation seems long past. Cost and performance tradeoffs have led IT administrators to deploy multiple virtualization technologies, some for production and some for dev/test use.
Rebel developers profess their love for a new found religion. Containers, they say, are the way forward. Some even swear to never boot a VM again.
This white paper discusses three strategies that can help IT admins embrace the diversity of virtualization platforms while avoiding chaos.