Businesses must be able to provide high-quality, innovative services to clients quickly in order to meet market demand. That can be difficult if an organization’s internal architecture doesn’t offer the needed agility and speed. The tightly coupled nature of monolithic architecture can block an IT team’s ability to make changes, separate team responsibilities, and perform frequent deployments. Microservices can provide a better alternative.
In microservices architecture, an application is built as a collection of separate, independently deployable services that are loosely coupled and more easily maintained.
In this article, you’ll learn about the benefits of switching to microservices and what factors to consider as you migrate your monolithic application toward microservices architecture.
Why Use Microservices Architecture?
Structuring your application as microservices offers you a range of benefits. AWS cites several of them, below.