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Infographic: Mastering the Shift to Microservices By @MattKiernan | @DevOpsSummit #Microservices

Microservices offer a series of advantages over traditional architectures as deployment times become shorter

Infographic: Mastering the Shift to Microservices
By Matt Kiernan

Microservice architecture is fast becoming a go-to solution for enterprise applications, but it's not always easy to make the transition from an established, monolithic infrastructure.

Lightweight and loosely coupled, building a set of microservices is arguably more difficult than building a monolithic application.

However, once established, microservices offer a series of advantages over traditional architectures as deployment times become shorter and iterating becomes easier.

For proof of successful microservice implementations, one only needs to look at some of the largest, most popular services on the web, including Netflix, Amazon and Ebay.

For a better understanding of microservices, common challenges associated with managing microservices and recommended solutions such as log monitoring and analytics, check out the infographic below.

Microservices Infographic

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Trevor Parsons is Chief Scientist and Co-founder of Logentries. Trevor has over 10 years experience in enterprise software and, in particular, has specialized in developing enterprise monitoring and performance tools for distributed systems. He is also a research fellow at the Performance Engineering Lab Research Group and was formerly a Scientist at the IBM Center for Advanced Studies. Trevor holds a PhD from University College Dublin, Ireland.

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