No, Kubernetes doesn’t make applications portable, say analysts. Good luck avoiding lock-in, too

K8s may even make it hard to use the cloud’s best bits

Do not make application portability your primary driver for adopting Kubernetes, say Gartner analysts Marco Meinardi, Richard Watson and Alan Waite, because while the tool theoretically improves portability in practice it also locks you in while potentially denying you access to the best bits of the cloud.

Source: No, Kubernetes doesn’t make applications portable, say analysts. Good luck avoiding lock-in, too