Architecting the Future: Cloud Native Applications

To better prepare for the future, it’s important to get a solid understanding of this rising technology trend. In this e-book, we examine cloud native architecture, look back at the rise of cloud native app development, and explore the future of cloud native on the entire software ecosystem.

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    Cloud native has become one of the biggest trends in the software industry. It has already changed the way we think about developing, deploying and operating software products.

    There are reciprocal benefits available to those that invest in this architectural movement. The pursuit of more efficiency in the use of cloud resources continues to affect the architectures, and the pursuit of better architecture further improves efficiency.

    No other app development paradigm is more efficient. All of these efforts combine to create serious momentum — leading to much faster releases and more scalable applications. Yet adopting such a strategy is much more than merely moving some workload over to a public cloud vendor: it is an entirely new and different approach to building infrastructure, developing applications and structuring your teams.

    In this eBook, we discuss:

    • What cloud native architecture is, why it came to be and what dominant software development trends shape the architectural trend
    • The history of cloud native applications, why they’re important and what they mean for practitioners
    • Considerations for practitioners, benefits and challenges for adopting this development strategy
    • The impact of this architecture on the entire ecosystem