Application architecture patterns are changing in the era of cloud computing. A convergence of factors has led to the concept of “cloud native” applications:
•The general availability of cloud computing platforms
•Advancements in virtualization technologies
•The emergence of agile and DevOps practices as organizations looked to streamline and shorten their release cycles
To best take advantage of the flexibility of cloud platforms, cloud native applications are composed of smaller, independent, self-contained pieces that are called ...