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What is cloud native and mobile web computing?


To understand what cloud native computing and mobile web computing brings to the world of enterprise communications, one should first get a clear understanding of both these terms. Let’s begin with “cloud native.” It is not about any specific application or software development model; instead it is about how applications are going to be built and deployed in the future.


Cloud-native applications run scalable and flexible software on top of a service oriented architecture (SOA) that is compatible with popular containers. Cloud native computing can also include storage and database services, but the real innovative aspect of cloud native computing lies in its ability to build serverless applications using microservices and to run them in a cloud environment.


Cloud native computing is also highly inter-operable with many open source platforms and enterprise software, making it an ideal choice for enterprises looking to migrate their systems to a modern infrastructure. Cloud native applications are built on popular technologies such as Docker containers, Kubernetes cluster scheduling, and Apache Kafka distributed messaging system– all of which are open source software.


Cloud native computing is a new and an improved approach to developing and deploying applications in the cloud. Rather than running applications on virtual machines, cloud-native applications run on virtual components called containers that perform specific tasks as part of a larger application. Unlike traditional OS units, containers do not require “init” scripts to run apps, making them highly flexible and portable.


Cloud native applications also work on Kubernetes cluster scheduling and Apache Kafka distributed messaging system – all of which are open source technologies. It is important to note that cloud native computing can be deployed in most traditional public clouds, including Amazon Web Services (AWS); Google Cloud Platform; and Microsoft Azure.


Cloud native applications are designed to be highly scalable, flexible, extensible, portable, reusable and maintainable – all of which is made possible by running these apps on a cloud infrastructure that uses open source software components. Cloud-native computing can also promote the use of DevOps practices and microservices – which are designed to support highly scalable and flexible applications that can run on any infrastructure.


Cloud native computing is not about choosing a particular operating system or software platform, but rather about developing applications using well-tested architectures and open source platforms that are capable of running in any cloud environment. This approach enables companies to develop cloud-native solutions faster without having to worry about compatibility issues and vendor lock-in.


Cloud native computing enables companies to develop cloud-native solutions faster without having to worry about compatibility issues or vendor lock-in. This is an important advantage for large enterprise clients that are looking to migrate their existing systems to a new infrastructure, especially in the era of digital transformation where the modern business environment demands that companies build and deploy their solutions with the help of an agile approach.


Cloud Native Computing is Built Around User Experience

Today’s workers have high expectations for enterprise communication platforms. They demand fast, flexible, and most importantly secure communications apps from their employers – regardless of whether these applications run in the cloud or on premises. As a result, businesses must deploy solutions that improve user experience and make it easy for their employees to work with data in real time.


The cloud can help companies build apps that deliver the speed, flexibility and security required by today’s workers. However, to run these apps effectively on-premises or in the cloud, businesses must first migrate their legacy systems to a standard that supports modern communication platforms.


Applications built with Microservice Architecture and Kubernetes Scheduling


Microservices are small software modules that perform specific functions in applications. The design of microservices enables them to work independently while still contributing to the functioning of larger apps. This design, coupled with Kubernetes scheduling enables companies to develop cloud-native applications that can scale and run in any environment.


Tying It All Together: Cloud Native Applications Built on Microservices Architecture Can Run on Any Infrastructure


Cloud native computing is built around user experience, which makes it easier for businesses to develop apps that deliver fast, flexible, and most importantly secure communications platforms. Businesses must invest in cloud native computing if they want to remain competitive – particularly in today’s digital transformation era where the modern business environment demands that companies build and deploy their solutions with an agile approach.