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Microservices: An application revolution powered by the cloud

March 25, 2016 #microservices #architecture

Good article and video interview explaining microservices and container technologies by Mark Russinovich, the CTO of Azure.  Most of the information is cloud provider neutral and explains the transition from a monolithic application model to microservices architecture.

Microservices: An application revolution powered by the cloud | Blog | Microsoft Azure

These business realities are driving developers to adopt an application architecture model called “microservices,” a term popularized by James Lewis and Martin Fowler. In this post, I’ll talk about how and why a microservices architecture can help with application development and lifecycle tasks, and describe the capabilities that platforms can provide to support those architectures.