The widespread adoption of diverse cloud-native technologies has resulted in significant changes in application development, delivery and operations, leading to a new competitive landscape. Faster organizations are capitalizing on this shift to outmaneuver their larger, slower counterparts.
The changes to the application tech stack were swift. Cloud environments, public and private, expanded, virtual servers evolved into containers, and Kubernetes became the orchestration standard. Container adoption exploded and evolved into serverless workloads in serverless environments while Dev teams became more agile. As software and infrastructure blurred, two competing constants emerged: