Microservices – one of the most popular tech buzzwords – are gaining traction in enterprises of all sizes. Major companies, from Spotify to Netflix, have become poster children for the values that microservices can provide.
However, many of us are still confused about the term. What are microservices? And what does a microservices architecture mean to application development in today’s enterprises?
Microservices are a new way to create applications that break down monoliths into, smaller, individual services, that can be changed and developed independently from each other. Organizations that use microservices can see dramatic increases in agility and productivity because development is independent of any specific coding language. In other words, development teams are able to simply use the language tools they are most comfortable with, and still achieve synergy in the application development process.
How is this possible? Take a look at the video below: