“Customers say ‘it sure would be nice if we did not have to have two separate systems and learn to do things two separate ways,” Gracely said. “They have been asking us to be able to add virtual machines in the Kubernetes world,” for databases, queueing systems or other applications.
According to a recent Gartner study, for example, only 30% of global organizations’ environments ran on containers in 2019 — although the percentage is expected to more than double to 75% by the end of 2022.
Meanwhile, similar stuff from Azure and VMware.
Original source: Red Hat Says VMs Are No ‘Second-Class Citizens’ in OpenShift