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Developer Diaries: Key benefits of app modernization with Niklas Heidloff

To learn the basics and benefits of app modernization, I draw an analogy relating app modernization to building rabbit hutches for my pet rabbits.

Moving from a single large rabbit hutch to a number of smaller rabbit hutches is like going from a monolith to a network of loosely coupled microservices. The pathways connecting them are like a service mesh where the flow of network traffic can be controlled via Kubernetes and Istio.

In this video, I highlight the key elements in modernized applications. Then, I explain the benefits of app modernization, which include:

  • Creating a better user experience for your end users
  • Making it easier to isolate and repair microservices, enabling you to be more agile
  • Improving the efficiency of applications overall

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