The CNCF survey takes a pulse of the community to better understand the adoption of cloud native technologies.

The results will be compiled into a report and shared to highlight the new and changing trends we're seeing across industries.

In appreciation for your time, respondents will have the opportunity to enter into a drawing to receive one of three $200 Amazon Gift Card prizes.

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* 1. What is your geographic location?

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* 2. What is the size of your company/organization?

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* 3. What industry does your company/organization belong to?

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* 4. What is your job function? Please select all that apply.

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* 5. What title most accurately describes your role?

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* 6. How many times do you check in code?

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* 7. What are your release cycles?

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* 8. Are release cycles manual or automated?

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* 9. Which of the following data center types does your company/organization use? Please select all that apply.

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* 10. Please indicate if your company/organization is evaluating, or currently using in production, any of these graduated CNCF projects.

  Evaluating Using in Production
Kubernetes
Prometheus
Envoy
CoreDNS
containerd
Fluentd

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* 11. Please indicate if your company/organization is evaluating, or currently using in production, any of these incubating CNCF projects.

  Evaluating Using in Production
OpenTracing
gRPC
rkt
CNI
Jaeger
Notary
TUF
Vitess
NATS
Linkerd
Helm
Rook
Harbor
etcd
Open Policy Agent
CRI-O
TiKV

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* 12. Please indicate if your company/organization is evaluating, or currently using in production, any of these sandbox CNCF projects.

  Evaluating Using in Production
SPIFFE
SPIRE
CloudEvents
Telepresence
OpenMetrics
Cortex
Buildpacks
Falco
Dragonfly
Virtual Kubelet
KubeEdge
Brigade
Network Service Mesh
Thanos
OpenTelemetry
OpenEBS
Flux

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* 13. Please indicate if your company/organization is evaluating, or currently using in production, any of these cloud native storage projects.

  Evaluating Using in Production
Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS)
Arrikto
Azure Disk Storage
Ceph
ChubaoFS
Container Storage Interface (CSI)
Datera
Dell EMC
Diamanti
DriveScale
Elastifile
Gluster
Google Persistent Disk
Hatchway
Hedvig
HPE Storage
INFINIDAT
Kasten
LeoFS
Longhorn
MinIO
MooseFS
NetApp
OpenEBS
OpenIO
OpenSDS
Portworx
Pure Storage
Quobyte
Reduxio
Robin Systems
Rook
Scality RING
StorageOS
Swift
Triton Object Storage
YRCloudFile
Zenko

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* 14. Please indicate if your company/organization is evaluating, or currently using in production, any of these service mesh projects / products.

  Evaluating Using in Production
Consul
Grey Matter
Istio
Linkerd
Netflix OSS Zuul
SuperGloo
Vamp

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* 15. Please indicate if your company/organization currently uses, or has future plans to use, containers for any of the below options.

  Currently Using Future Plans N/A
Proof of Concept (PoC)
Development
Test
Production

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* 16. How many containers does your company/organization typically run?

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* 17. On average, how many machines are in your fleet (incl VM, bare metal, etc)?

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* 18. Your company/organization manages containers with: Please select all that apply.

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* 19. If you use Kubernetes, how many production clusters do you have?

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* 20. If you use Kubernetes, how do you separate your applications? Please select all that apply.

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* 21. If you use Kubernetes in an organization with multiple teams, how do you separate them? Please select all that apply.

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* 22. What are your challenges in using / deploying containers? Please select all that apply.

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* 23. Is your organization using serverless technology?

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* 24. If yes to #23 is ‘hosted platform’, which hosted serverless platforms does your organization use? Please select all that apply.

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* 25. If yes to #23 is ‘installable software’, which installable serverless platforms does your organization use? Please select all that apply.

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* 26. For your monitoring, logging, and tracing solutions, do you require the system to:

  Run on-prem within your infrastructure Run hosted via a remote service None: I do not use this service
Monitoring
Logging
Tracing

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* 27. What Kubernetes ingress provider(s) (i.e., service proxy) are you using? Please select all that apply.

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* 28. Do you currently or plan to autoscale these workload(s)? Please select all that apply.

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* 29. If you are NOT using K8s autoscaling capabilities, why not? Please select all that apply.

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* 30. If you built your own solution to autoscale, please provide details here:

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* 31. What tools do you use to manage your CI/CD pipeline? Please select all that apply.

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* 32. What Kubernetes environment(s) do you target during local container development? Please select all that apply.

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* 33. What is your preferred method for packaging Kubernetes applications?

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* 34. If you are using containers and cloud native projects like Kubernetes and Prometheus in production, rate the following benefits on a scale of 1 to 5 where 5 is the biggest benefit and 1 is no benefit.

  1 2 3 4 5 N/A
Faster deployment time
Cost savings
Improved scalability
Improved developer productivity
Improved availability
Cloud portability
Not applicable to me

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* 35. How do you learn about cloud native technologies? Please select all that apply.

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* 36. How likely would you be to recommend CNCF technologies?

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* 37. How well do the following statements describe CNCF?
Provide a response for each row; even if you are not highly familiar with CNCF, please rate based on what you may have seen, heard, or read. On a scale of 1-5 with 1 Does Not Describe at All and 5 Describes Completely.

  1 2 3 4 5
Fosters a community around cloud native projects
Makes cloud native computing universal and sustainable
Builds sustainable cloud native ecosystems
Hosts and nurtures cloud native projects
Enables software developers to build great products faster
Backed by the world's largest public cloud and enterprise software companies and dozens of startups software developers to build great products faster
Grows cloud native ecosystem, projects and communities
I have not heard anything about CNCF

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* 38. What five adjectives would you use to describe CNCF?
There are no right or wrong answers – simply type in the first words that come to mind relating to CNCF.

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* 39. What are your perceptions of CNCF?

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* 40. Which of the following best describes what CNCF is?

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* 41. If you're interested in: discussing cloud native further, want to know more, or are interested in potentially partnering with CNCF, please provide your name and email address so we can connect with you.

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* 42. Survey respondents will be entered into a drawing to receive one of three prizes: A $250 Amazon Gift Card, (1) complimentary registration to a CNCF event (of your choosing) OR (1) complimentary CNCF/Linux Foundation training.

Please supply your email if you would like to be entered in the drawing. Your email will not be shared outside of CNCF.

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