# ask-the-community

Jimmy Du

03/07/2023, 2:50 AM
Hi Flyte community, Does Flyte happen to support keeping raw containers alive across task requests? I'm experimenting with some java defined workflows that involve spring, but there's a cold start of roughly 30 seconds just from starting up the application in a custom defined pod (not including Flyte overhead).

Ketan (kumare3)

03/07/2023, 4:21 AM
Not today, but this is definitely a future thing
30 seconds cold start sounds odd
Once the task is run, the container should be cached
Is this jvm Startup Time?

Jimmy Du

03/07/2023, 4:30 PM
Yep this is JVM/spring boot startup time
Is there currently an estimate of when this feature will be worked on?