Illumina Innovates with Rancher and Kubernetes
Introduction Ready to make the big move to containers? If you’re thinking of moving services from an existing, non-containerized system to a container-based environment, you’re probably wondering how to do it.
Is there a right way? Is there a best way? Is there an easy way to lift-and-shift existing components that can be applied to all applications? The answer to those questions is — in general, yes.
While the specifics of a migration to containers and microservices will vary from organization to organization, there are general principles and best practices that you should follow to achieve a seamless transition of your apps from legacy infrastructure to a containerized environment.
Microservices are an alternative to monolithic application architecture that can help businesses adapt to modern deployment environments and increase their development velocity. In this article, we'll discuss the differences between these two approaches and the reasons organizations might want to consider microservices.