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. https://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonbloomberg/2019/01/27/think-youre-cloud-native-only-if-youre-doing-this/#5e578b2034ff
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THINK YOU'RE CLOUD NATIVE? ONLY IF YOU'RE DOING THIS
“‘Cloud native’ is more than ‘cloud only,’” I wrote in my December 2017 article Seven Remarkable Takeaways From Massive Kubernetes Conference. “It means bringing cloud-centric best practices to software and IT generally, whether that be in the cloud or on premises.” Why is this maturing definition of cloud native so important? “The big win for enterprises: Kubernetes provides cloud-native approaches to modernizing legacy assets.” Fair enough, but the devil, of course, is in the details – and details there are here, in spades. One cannot simply install Kubernetes and hope to modernize older, legacy IT assets automatically – or even in a straightforward fashion. The reality: there are many moving parts to cloud native architecture. And just as service-oriented architecture built upon n-tier architecture, and virtualization-based cloud architecture did the same in turn, so too will cloud native architecture leverage the approaches that came before, while breaking new ground. JASON BLOOMBERG READ MORE