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Community Survey

Thank you for taking time to complete our 2021 WebSphere Application Server & Liberty Community survey.

When answering and you are trying to decide between your personal experience versus your department or company, please try to provide the broadest response (e.g. company).
3. Which of the following, if any, represents your role within IT? (Select all that apply) *This question is required.
  • * This question is required.
4. Rate your agreement with the following statement: The education events (IBM Expert TV, webinar, User Group events) I attended over the past year have been a good use of my time.
Neutral
Agree
Strongly agree
5. What version of WebSphere Application Server (traditional WAS or Liberty) are you currently running? (Select all that apply)
6. Estimate what percentage of your total WebSphere deployments is using each of these runtimes (totaling to 100%)
Space Cell None1-20%21-40%41-60%61-80%81-100%I don't know
WebSphere Base (Traditional)
WebSphere ND (Traditional)
WebSphere Base (Liberty)
WebSphere ND (Liberty)
WebSphere Liberty Core
Open Liberty
Since you answered "I don't know", which runtimes are your WebSphere deployments using? (Select all that apply)
7. Estimate by 2025, what percentage of your total WebSphere deployments you expect to be using each of these runtimes (totaling to 100%).
Space Cell None1-20%21-40%41-60%61-80%81-100%I don't know
WebSphere Base (Traditional)
WebSphere ND (Traditional)
WebSphere Base (Liberty)
WebSphere ND (Liberty)
WebSphere Liberty Core
Open Liberty
Since you answered "I don't know", estimate by 2025, which runtimes do you expect your WebSphere deployments to be using? (Select all that apply)
8. What type(s) of cloud environment is your company interested in? (Select all that apply)
9. Which cloud providers are you planning to use? (Select all that apply)
10. What are your top 3 reasons for moving to the cloud? (Please rank them with 1, 2, and 3 where 1 is the highest.) Note: for the following table each column is restricted to a single answer across all rows.
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11. What are your top 3 challenges/concerns for moving to the cloud? (Please rank them with 1, 2, and 3 where 1 is the highest.) Note: for the following table each column is restricted to a single answer across all rows.
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12. What are your top 3 challenges to modernizing applications? (Please rank them with 1, 2, and 3 where 1 is the highest.)
  Note: for the following table each column is restricted to a single answer across all rows.
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13. Estimate what percentage of deployments use the following approaches (totaling to 100%)
Space Cell None1-20%21-40%41-60%61-80%81-100%I don't know
Virtual Machines
Container management solution (e.g. Kubernetes, OpenShift)
Serverless
Other - please comment
Since you answered "I don't know", which deployment approaches to you use? (Select all that apply.)
14. Estimate by 2025, what percentage of deployments will use the following approaches (totaling to 100%)
Space Cell None1-20%21-40%41-60%61-80%81-100%I don't know
Virtual Machines
Container management solution (e.g. Kubernetes, OpenShift)
Serverless
Other - please comment
Since you answered "I don't know", estimate by 2025, which deployment approaches to you use? (Select all that apply.)
15. What is your level of expertise when it comes to your knowledge of container technology?
16. What is your level of adoption of Containers?
17. What is your familiarity with container management solutions or technologies (e.g. Kubernetes)?
18. What container management solutions or technologies do you use or plan to use? (select all that apply)
19. What percentage of applications are running on a container management solution or technology (e.g. Kubernetes)?
20. What percentage of applications do you plan to run on a container management solution or technology (e.g. Kubernetes)?
21. What is your level of expertise when it comes to knowledge or use of Microservices?
22. Estimate what percentage of applications are deployed using the following architecture styles (totaling to 100%)
Space Cell None1-20%21-40%41-60%61-80%81-100%I don't know
Monolith (traditional or cloud)
Macroservices
Microservices
Functions
Since you answered "I don't know", which architecture styles do you use for deploying applications? (Select all that apply.)
23. Estimate by 2025 what percentage of applications will be deployed using the following architecture styles (totaling to 100%)
Space Cell None1-20%21-40%41-60%61-80%81-100%I don't know
Monolith (traditional or cloud)
Macroservices
Microservices
Functions
Since you answered "I don't know", estimate by 2025, which architecture styles do you expect to be using for deploying applications? (Select all that apply.)
24. How many applications does your company have?
25. What percentage of your applications are you planning to move to cloud?
26. What percentage of your applications have you already moved to the cloud?
27. What Java runtimes are you using for new applications? (select all that apply)
28. How much time does your company spend managing your WebSphere infrastructure?
29. Which statement most closely matches the state of WebSphere infrastructure management automation in your company? Select the closest answer.
30. How much time or effort does your company's organization spend to reduce manual effort in maintaining your WebSphere infrastructure?