[openstack-dev] Is the pendulum swinging on PaaS layers?

Matt Riedemann mriedemos at gmail.com
Thu May 25 22:39:13 UTC 2017

On 5/23/2017 10:23 AM, Zane Bitter wrote:
> Yes! Everything is much easier if you tell all the users to re-architect 
> their applications from scratch :) Which, I mean, if you can... great! 
> Meanwhile here on planet Earth, it's 2017 and 95% of payment card 
> transactions are still processed using COBOL at some point. (Studies 
> show that 79% of statistics are made up, but I actually legit read this 
> last week.)
> That's one reason I don't buy any of the 'OpenStack is dead' commentary. 
> If we respond appropriately to the needs of users who run a *mixture* of 
> legacy, cloud-aware, and cloud-native applications then OpenStack will 
> be relevant for a very long time indeed.

I enjoyed this, thank you.




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