Microservices architecture is becoming increasingly popular as enterprises like Netflix and Amazon are looking for dynamic alternatives to traditional monolithic architecture. As applications become more complex and evolve rapidly, developers find that microservices provides the ideal architecture for continuous delivery. Here some reasons why you should consider using a microservices architecture.
What are microservices?
Microservices are an architectural approach that enables developers to build an application from a combination of small services. These services communicate over lightweight APIs and run their own processes. Microservices architecture is particularly useful for companies that have distributed teams to build large-scale products.
It is an excellent solution for building large-scale products and improving workflows and productivity. Distributed teams find that microservices architecture helps them make faster decisions which lead to quicker deployment.
Benefits of Microservices
Easy to build and maintain
Applications are easier to build and maintain using microservices architecture because they are broken down into smaller units. Each microservice has its own code, so managing that is also easier. Developers have the choice of using different programming languages, databases, and software environments. Each service is deployed and managed independently.
Microservices architecture supports developers in updating and testing applications quickly, which means businesses can respond and adapt to market trends. It also speeds up the process of innovation as developers can test and experiment on application modules with no negative impact on the whole system.
Microservices simplifies the way data can be extracted for end users. This enables developers to customize the way the data is presented for different audiences. Developers also have the flexibility to choose between technologies to work on individual services.
Microservices architecture enables scaling decisions on a granular level. As services are isolated, development teams can easily scale the appropriate ones as required, without having to scale the whole application. This, when done correctly, can reduce costs.
Microservices architecture offers the benefits of modularization and enables the building of large enterprise solutions. Microservices help companies achieve their business goals with lowered costs, faster development, and greater flexibility. At Tricon Infotech, we can help you innovate faster and scale up with microservices. Contact us to learn more.