Cisco: Developing Cloud Native Applications
Software engineering and developer communities are driving the market for cloud consumption and leading each industry into a new era of software-defined disruption. There are no longer questions about elastic and flexible agile development as the way to innovate and reduce time to market for businesses. Open source software plays a key role in the digital transformation to cloud native and understanding how your business strategy needs to address this next disruption in software development is crucial to the success of your business.
Cloud Native applications are a combination of existing and new software development patterns. The existing patterns are software automation (infrastructure and systems), API integrations, and services oriented architectures. The new cloud native pattern consists of microservices architecture, containerized services, and distributed management and orchestration. The journey towards cloud native has started and many organizations are already testing with this new pattern. To be successful in developing cloud native applications it is important that you prepare for the cloud native journey and understand the impact to your infrastructure.
Preparing for the Journey
The first step in a successful business transformation is setting the vision and the goal for the organization. Many organizations struggle with transformation because they start with the technology first.
Read the entire article here, Developing Cloud Native Applications
via the fine folks at Cisco Systems.