In the past few years, going cloud native has been a big advantage for many companies. But it's a tough technique to get right, especially for enterprises with critical legacy systems. This practical hands-on guide examines effective architecture, design, and cultural patterns to help you transform your organization into a cloud native enterprise--whether you're moving from older architectures or creating new systems from scratch.
By following Wealth Grid, a fictional company, you'll understand the challenges, dilemmas, and considerations that accompany a move to the cloud. Technical managers and architects will learn best practices for taking on a successful company-wide transformation.
Cloud migration consultants Pini Reznik, Jamie Dobson, and Michelle Gienow draw patterns from the growing community of expert practitioners and enterprises that have successfully built cloud native systems. You'll learn what works and what doesn't when adopting cloud native--including how this transition affects not just your technology but also your organizational structure and processes.
- What cloud native means and why enterprises are so interested in it
- Common barriers and pitfalls that have affected other companies (and how to avoid them)
- Context-specific patterns for a successful cloud native transformation
- How to implement a safe, evolutionary cloud native approach
- How companies addressed root causes and misunderstandings that hindered their progress
- Case studies from real-world companies that have succeeded with cloud native transformations
About the Author
CTO and co-founder of Container Solutions, a consultancy that is helping companies to successfully adopt cloud native technologies and practices.In the 4 years of existence of Container Solutions, they've participated and led dozens of cloud native transformations and collected extensive hands on experience in both technical and organisational aspects of the transformation.Jamie Dobson is co-founder and CEO of Container Solutions, a professional services consultancy specializing in cloud migration. A first encounter with a BBC computer and BASIC at the age of nine launched a lifelong passion for programming and software development. He eventually developed a matching passion for coaching and organizational strategy to help humans work effectively and beneficially with the technology that increasingly drives our lives.Michelle is a freelance web developer and journalist whose clients include The New Stack, Linux Foundation, New York Times, and Discovery Channel, among many. She is happiest when working amid the fascinating confluence of technology and writing.