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Life in a Post-Container World and Why Linux Will Play a Diminished Role

Right now containers are all the rage. The money piling into the container ecosystem is massive. Uncle Scrooge would drown inside the vault — and ducks are good swimmers.

Containers have actually been with us since the late 1990s, but they are not the end of the story. The real transformation will come with a “serverless” future that will completely overturn the ops ecosystem. Companies will go out of business, new ones will spring to life, and thousands of people will have fundamental changes to their jobs.