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I was getting ready to switch to Deis when I found and watched a video on Deis Workflow and Helm. I wasn't particularly excited except to notice that they were abandoning their 1.0 project; as was the direction I was heading into.

So for the 3rd or 4th time I headed into the kubernetes world and everything the Deis CTO said about kubernetes was true. It's simply a pain in the as to configure and who wants all that minutia. Even dedicated OPS people don't want that crap and that might be something he missed altogether. Simply put there are just a few usecases that need to be solved and you've got 99% of the work done. The rest need only change the way they do things in order to accept the best practice. Even Docker has missed that point.

Frankly Docker is going to win regardless of the specific reasons it's better. Not even MiniKube is going to patch that hole as it does not work on certain environments. For example I'm building with CoreOS and not even that works properly. First the required partition is read-only and the CoreOS team is more interested in protecting their tectonic which itself does not play well.

I might give minikube another try as I have a new idea but even so it's just not fun.

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