Containers exist as part of a continuum from centralized mainframes to clustered servers, virtual machines, and ultimately containers. Containers, like all technology, must be used strategically. As one of many possible architectures for deploying services and applications, how one chooses may determine success or failure.
This paper from Amalgam Insights has identified seven key decision points that should be considered when choosing to deploy to containers. These seven decision points can act as guideposts that will help point you in the right direction for using containers.