Kubernetes is deprecating Docker as a container in favor of runtimes that use the Container Runtime Interface(CRI) created for Kubernetes. Docker-produced images will continue to work in your cluster with all runtimes.
The FAQ for EKS Anywhere, announced this week for 2021 has references to "on-premises", bare metal compute, and VSphere. AWS's stated rationale for expanding access to their managed Kubernetes service is all about hybrid cloud.
Determining what knowledge is intrinsic to a team member's role and what is outside of their scope is critical to reduce the strain on their cognitive load. Internal Developer Platforms provide a way to compartmentalize complexity, and enable people to focus on what's critical to their role.
An Internal Developer Platform (IDP) is an essential step for rapidly scaling companies to keep their developers working productively and happily. This is a roundtable discussion with Jason Warner, the current CTO of GitHub and previous VP of Engineering for Heroku about how IDPs help teams of that scale build efficiently.