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A top VMware exec says it's becoming the 'largest force' in the Google-made Kubernetes, as it places a 'huge bet' on a tech that many thought would kill it

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

A few years back, a startup called Docker popularized so-called containers , a different way of thinking about running software in the cloud.
VMware COO Sanjay Poonen says that when Docker first started taking off, the world saw it as a threat to its core virtualization products.
Now, Poonen says, Docker has "disappeared," while VMware is making a major play into containers of its own - specifically, with Kubernetes , an open source cloud computing project started by Google engineers.
VMware plans to "create the largest force working on Kubernetes," Poonen says, which is why it plans to...
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