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Checklist for Selecting an Enterprise-Grade Container Management Solution

Managing application containers is poised to become the most important enterprise business practice. The trend towards microservices-based containerized applications, is set to replace Virtual Machine-based workloads over the next decade. Given all the tools for infrastructure management and application management and the IT processes wrapped around VM management, there is little dispute that, depending on…

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Deploying Microservices with Spring Cloud Netflix on Nirmata (Part 2)

This is a republished post from the original work by Deen Aariff. Welcome back to this series of tutorials about how to deploy the Pet-Clinic Application on Nirmata! In Part 1, we managed to get the Pet-Clinic application running on our local machines. After that, we created a repository for each of our Docker Containers…

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How Microservices Drive Increased Customer Engagement

A microservices-style architecture breaks down an application from a single monolithic structure into smaller independent services. Each service handles a particular business function and can be deployed separately from the others. They’re connected via application programming interfaces (API). This structure allows developers to achieve outcomes that would be difficult or impossible with other types of…

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Microservices: Benefits and Challenges

Microservices architecture has become a common approach for enterprises to achieve agility and continuous delivery of applications to meet the growing demand of their users, as well as to gain a competitive advantage. Microservices are small, light, modular software programs, designed to fulfill one or a few purposes. They may be deployed independently, in small…

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PaaS or Container Services: Which One Is Right for You?

For many years, Platform as a Service (PaaS) has been the model of choice for developers in the world of cloud computing. But container services are starting to gain more currency in the world of coding. While the two have coexisted for some time, experts are starting to see a shift toward container services as…

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Managing Large Microservices-style Applications using Nirmata

In this post I will discuss a powerful new feature in Nirmata, called Application Dependencies. In Nirmata, an Application is composed of one or more services. A traditional application may have a few services, one for each tier, while a microservices-style applications may have dozens of services. Nirmata already has a rich application modeling capability…

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Benefits of using SaaS for managing cloud applications

Businesses need to innovate faster to stay ahead of the competition. Increasingly businesses are adopting cloud computing, containers, and microservices for rapid application delivery. While these latest cloud-native technologies can help them deliver faster, they also introduce new challenges. Cloud-native applications are complex, and have a lot of moving components that require end-to-end automation for…

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Using containers to transform traditional applications

Using Virtual Machines In the past, many companies have tried to deliver traditional applications by deploying them in VMs as a hosted offering. To achieve multi tenancy, they end up deploying separate instances of the application for each customer. They typically find that this approach works for a few customers but does not easily scale….

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