Controlling application sprawl within your organization can be a daunting task - especially with today’s constantly-evolving and ever-increasing proliferation of languages, frameworks, services, and data stores. IT Managers and operation teams must deal with the day-to-day realities and challenges of IT, as well as meet developers’ demands for access to tooling that will help them produce, delivering reliable results to customers.
The rise of the Public PaaS (OpenShift Online included) has granted developers access to new levels of freedom when selecting a language, framework, and set of services, or data stores that are a ‘best fit’ for the task at hand.
Sometimes, it can seem like a never-ending battle. — In the past, application sprawl was managed by enterprises by “standardizing” or “locking down” the range of languages and technologies that developers were allowed to utilize. This enabled IT operation teams to focus on specific of technologies that they could support and meet their compliance and uptime commitments. Read More Here
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