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Microservice Application Platforms Need A New Type Of Reference Architecture

The Unique Needs Of Each Business Domain Call For Custom Cloud-Native Application Platforms

March 6, 2020

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  • By Randy Heffner
  • with Christopher Mines,
  • Abigail Livingston,
  • Kara Hartig

Why Read This Report

In these early days for microservices, it's clear that they face a long road to maturity: Only 13% of microservices users say they have production-proven platforms. Enterprises need microservice application platforms that are robust not only in production operation but also in how they enable mainstream developers to improve business results with microservice-based software. This report provides an application platform reference architecture to enable application development and delivery (AD&D) pros to better plan and deliver successful microservice initiatives.

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Table of Contents

  • Microservice Application Platforms Will Vary By Business Domain
  • Establish A Detailed Reference Architecture For Your App Platform
  • Recommendations

  • Use Patterns To Pave The Way For Microservice App Platforms
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents