Why CIOs should care about Microservices – [the future of cloud computing applications]

Why CIOs should care about Microservices – [the future of cloud computing applications]

Interesting summary from Forbes on Microsoft’s new Azure technology with comments from Azure CTO Mark Russinovich 

“Microsoft firmly believes that the future of application development for all organizations will be created using microservices. Microservices is a modern take on software architecture, in which complex applications are composed of small, independent processes communicating with each other using APIs. These services are small, highly decoupled and focus on doing a small task. The rise of Docker, the proliferation of third party developer tools and the increasing reliance on the cloud all play into the growth of microservices.”

Forbes: Microsoft Reinvents The Meaning Of PaaS–Welcome To The Microservices Future

Top 3 Reasons Why Docker is Taking Off

Docker is hot and every major cloud platform is embracing as fast as possible.  What’s driving the move to Docker and container technology?  

  1. The operating system is increasing irrelevant
  2. PaaS is the new middlewear
  3. Vitalization technologies facilitate container technology

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Build, Ship and Run Any App, Anywhere
Docker – An open platform for distributed applications for developers and sysadmins

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