Trends Report

Designing Microservice Apps For Containers And Cloud Platforms

Early Adopters Illuminate More Than 30 Emerging Practices

January 1st, 2018
With contributors:
Christopher Mines , Dave Bartoletti , Amy Homan , Rachel Birrell

Summary

For application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders seeking to deliver business change more quickly, containers provide better application packaging while microservices provide better application structure. Each presents a wide range of implementation challenges and using them both together only multiplies the challenges. This report draws on interviews with nine early adopters to outline more than 30 emerging practices to guide developers as they craft their solution architectures for business agility.

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