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Microservices architecture is a contemporary application design pattern that takes advantage of modern infrastructure, emerging application development platforms, and tools. Deciding to move to microservices from a traditional approach impacts many stakeholders. But the investments are justified as microservices paradigm acts as a catalyst in accelerating software release cycles, directly benefiting organizations and end users.
An organization that embraces microservices has a diverse range of platforms and tools to choose from. The success of the project depends on choosing the right set of tools aligned with the business use case.
Both enterprises and web-scale companies are migrating to the cloud. While cloud is definitely the first step in realizing the potential of dynamic infrastructure, it is DevOps that delivers the promise of agility. The next milestone in realizing the full potential of cloud is microservices.
With the advent of containers, platform vendors, developer tooling companies, infrastructure service providers, and system integrators have started to offer newer products and services to enterprises. Most of the software built using containers based on the newer platforms and services utilizes microservices pattern.
This report introduces the benefits of adopting microservices along with an overview of the technology stack that is essential to run microservices-based applications.