Published By: Tricentis
Published Date: Aug 19, 2019
Think back just 5 years ago. In 2014…
• The seminal DevOps book—Gene Kim’s The Phoenix Project—was one year old
• Gartner predicted that 25% of Global 2000 enterprises would adopt DevOps to some extent by 20161
• "Continuous Testing” just started appearing in industry publications and conferences2
• Many of today’s popular test frameworks were brand new—or not yet released
• The term “microservices” was just entering our lexicon
• QC/UFT and ALM were still sold by HP (not even HPE yet)
• Only 30% of enterprise software testing was performed fully “in house”3
• There was no GDPR restricting the use of production data for software testing
• Packaged apps were typically updated on an annual or semi-annual basis and modern platforms like
SAP S/4HANA and Salesforce Lightning hadn’t even been announced
Times have changed—a lot. If the way that you’re testing hasn’t already transformed dramatically, it will soon.
And the pace and scope of disruption will continue to escalate throughout the fo
Agile Integration Methodology: Container-Based and Microservices-Aligned Lightweight Integration Runtimes - This paper explores the merits of agile integration architecture--a container-based, decentralized, and microservices-aligned approach for integration solutions that meets the demands of agility, scalability, and resilience required by digital transformation.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jun 26, 2019
An introduction to the Forrester analyst report: How to Capture the Benefits of Microservice Design
There has always been a relationship between an application and the platform and services which
run it. For a long time, that relationship was very tight and encompassed a lot of areas related to the
application design, from the language the application could be written in to administrative behaviors
like monitoring and logging, even things like transaction management, frontend UI development, or
In a sense, the application platform was just another design consideration for the application. A few
years ago, as significant changes in platform technology like cloud, containers, and virtual machines
started rolling out, the primary emphasis for CTOs and application architects was on how to move to
those platforms. The platform choice was a major part of the application. The focus was — one way or
another — getting into “the cloud.”
There’s been a shift in customers’ pri
Informatica is a leader in Enterprise Cloud Data
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The Scandinavian commercial vehicle manufacturer wanted better uptime and reduction of vehicle on road (VOR), and also provide real-time feedback and visibility to their customers. LTI helped streamline analytics to detect exceptions and create actionable and achievable high scalability with microservices and serverless architecture. Download full case study
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: May 18, 2017
Welcome to IT as a Service For Dummies, IBM Limited Edition. IT as a Service is the emerging technique that gives technology leaders the flexibility of providing the right set of services to the business. The world of IT is changing dramatically. Businesses are increasingly discovering that IT services are becoming the foundation for the customer experience. IT as a Service isn’t simply a new delivery model for applications. Instead, IT as a Service is a new approach to providing an array of modular services that are targeted to solve changing business problems. While services can be as straightforward as compute or storage in the cloud, they can also be used to complex solutions. Other services may include microservices or integration services that enable a business to quickly create new solutions to help service customers in a more creative and efficient manner.
If you work in IT, you can’t escape the buzz about containers. Containers are a lightweight way of building and deploying applications as a set of composable microservices that abstract away the underlying infrastructure.
As containers and microservices become more mainstream, you need to understand the path to adoption, and which tools come into play.
Download this guide to get an introduction to containers, explore their value, and see how configuration management applies to containers. We also discuss how to:
• Adopt and scale containers faster.
• Move existing services to containers.
• Eliminate the friction between development, QA, and production environments.
Despite talented IT teams and years of head start in both architectural and development work, it is still difficult to respond to these challenges using traditional development patterns centered around monolithic software applications. It’s simply impossible to get to market quickly when applications need to be maintained, modified and scaled as a single entity by a large, heavily inter-dependent team.
These challenges stem from an increased focus on agility and scale for building modern applications—and traditional application development methodology cannot support this environment.
CA Technologies has expanded full lifecycle API management to include microservices—an integration enabling the best of breeds to work together to provide the platform for modern architectures and a secure environment for agility and scale. CA enables enterprises to use best practices and industry–leading technology to accelerate and make the process of architecture modernization more practical.
Microservices can have a positive impact on your enterprise- just ask Amazon and Netflix-but you can fall into many traps if you don't approach them in the right way. This practical guide covers the entire microservices landscape, including the principles, technologies, and methodologies of this unique, modular style of system building. You'll learn about the experiences of organizations around the globe that have successfully adopted microservices.
Published By: Dynatrace
Published Date: Apr 26, 2017
This eBook tells the story of a real company, just like yours, with reach operations challenges, and shows you how Prep Sportswear overcame them by moving toward DevOps and using performance Management.
Software-defined architectures have transformed enterprises
seeking to become application-centric, with many modern
data centers now running a combination of cloud-native
applications based on microservices architectures alongside
applications. With application owners seeking publiccloud-
like simplicity and flexibility in their own data centers,
IT teams are under pressure to deliver services and resolve application
issues quickly, while simultaneously reducing provisioning
time for new applications and lowering costs for application
Modern application architectures such as microservices are changing the way that modern enterprises run their infrastructure.
Enterprises have become application-centric, investing significant effort and resources on continuous delivery goals and DevOps
practices to achieve automation of routine IT and operations tasks. And now with the emergence of containerized applications, it
is critical to re-evaluate how application services are provided across data centers and multiple cloud environments.
Software-defined architectures have transformed enterprises to become more application-centric. With application owners
seeking public-cloud-like simplicity and flexibility in their own data centers, IT teams are under pressure to reduce wait times to
Legacy load balancing solutions force network architects and administrators to purchase new hardware, manually configure
virtual services, and inefficiently overprovision these appliances. Simultaneously, new infrastructure choices are also enabling IT
teams to re-architect applications into autonomous microservices from monolithic or n-tier constructs. These transformations
are forcing organizations to rethink load balancing strategies and application delivery controllers (ADCs) in their infrastructure.
Hard- und Softwaresysteme werden immer effizienter, ausgereifter und nutzbringender, nehmen tendenziell allerdings auch an Komplexität zu. Als z. B. virtuelle Maschinen die Bare-Metal-Softwareumgebungen ablösten, entstand durch die Virtualisierung eine neue Ebene der Komplexität, die die IT-Teams mit einplanen und managen mussten.
Auch der in den letzten Jahren zunehmende Einsatz von Microservices und Containern hat dazu geführt, dass immer mehr Komponenten in eine einzige Anwendung integriert und somit auch orchestriert werden müssen. In der Regel sind die für den IT-Betrieb zuständigen Teams jedoch in ihrer Fähigkeit begrenzt, dieser wachsenden Komplexität Herr zu werden. Naheliegend wäre sicher, mehr Personal einzustellen, dies ist allerdings keine sehr wirtschaftliche Lösung, die zudem keine guten Skalierungsmöglichkeiten bietet.
Nicht zuletzt gab es durch den Megatrend Cloud Computing einen rasanten Fortschritt für die moderne Applikationsentwicklung. Das Zusammenspiel von Microservices und Containern ermöglicht es, Entwickler-Software schneller zu erstellen und freizugeben. Mehr in unserem ePaper von Oracle und Intel®: so können Sie Time-to-Market von neuen Projekten durch Cloud-native Application Development verkürzen, Operations und Data Security effizienter managen sowie den ROI in der IT verbessern.
Die heutigen Möglichkeiten Microservices zu entwickeln und zu verteilen sind vielfältig und vielseitig. Die passende Set aus der Vielzahl von Tools, Plattformen und Vorgehensweisen zu finden, kann einem durchaus den letzten Nerv kosten. In diesem fast unüberschaubaren Angebot an Optionen und Open Source Tools – woher soll man anfangs wissen, welche letztendlich die Richtigen für einen selbst sind? Und bieten sie auch genau die Vorteile, die man sucht?
Doch Hilfe naht! Erfahren in diesem Videocast von Oracle und Intel® mehr über die Oracle-Plattform für Kubernetes, die die Entwicklerproduktivität an erster Stelle stellt und dem Anwender höchste Performance, Sicherheit, Netzwerkfähigkeit und Verwaltbarkeit bietet. Gleichzeitig behält der Entwickler seine Autonomie und Auswahlmöglichkeiten. Ob nun Microservice-Container zu erstellen sind oder Funktion-as-a-Service (FaaS) als Architekturbestandteil einsetzt wird - bei dem neuen Oracle-Plattformansatz ist an alles gedacht worden.
Microservices architecture is a new architectural style for creating loosely coupled but autonomous services. Emerging trends in technology—such as DevOps, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), containers, and continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) methods—let organizations create and manage these modular systems on an unprecedented scale that exceeds earlier approaches like service-oriented architecture (SOA). But organizations that refactor monolithic applications into microservices experience widely varying degrees of success. The key to using microservices effectively is a solid understanding of how and why organizations should use microservices to build applications
A microservice architecture provides benefits in the areas of service isolation and deployment as well as independent scalability. These benefits lead to more rapid release cycles and better use of available resources. But a microservice architecture also presents a host of new challenges in both deployment as well as performance management.
The benefits to microservices far outweigh their challenges and, by identifying them early, you can plan for and ensure that your adoption of a microservices architecture goes smoothly.
Larger organizations run into problems when monolithic architectures cannot be scaled, upgraded or maintained easily as they grow over time. Microservices architecture is an answer to that problem. It is a software architecture where complex tasks are broken down into small processes that operate independently and communicate through language-agnostic APIs.
Published By: Dynatrace
Published Date: Mar 06, 2017
Dynatrace application performance monitoring simplifies your complex application environment, helping you and your team perform better. You'll learn how you can take a different approach to APM with an AI-powered, automated full-stack solution that gives you operational insights out of the box.
Maintaining a competitive edge today means building a Digital Enterprise capable of taking full advantage of social, mobile, web, cloud, “things,” (sensors and devices), and analytics technologies. Among the terms used to describe this business transition is “the API Economy,” an economy in which APIs are no longer just an IT concern, but the underpinnings of new revenue streams and new business models that are disrupting entire industries.
Read this paper to learn about:
New, modern applications being built for the enterprise
Application ecosystems and extending the value of your company in the API Economy
Two ways to integrate devices in the Internet of Things
The microservices approach to application development
The role of API management in the digital enterprise
Container platforms such as Kubernetes and RedHat OpenShift combine with agile development methodologies to speed up application development and deployment. By allowing developers to break applications up into smaller components (also known as microservices), containers can help reduce dependencies, allow component-level scaling, and encourage rapid release lifecycles.
Published By: Gigamon
Published Date: Jun 07, 2019
You know that complex microservices-based apps can be difficult to monitor, but did you know Application Intelligence provides both the visibility and the context needed to discover, manage and secure these apps? Download the Gigamon white paper “How to Gain Control of Complex Applications in the Time of Digital Transformation” to solve the challenges of capturing application traffic on the network, identifying apps and microservices, extracting information and metadata and distributing that information to tools.