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The potential of microservices within the data center

Keith Townsend of Virtualized Geek writes:

The abstraction means that a cluster can consist of virtually any combination of storage from bare metal servers running Docker or Hypervisor hosted VSAs. Technically a high-end storage array that has a built-in hypervisor would have the ability to support this container model. While I can’t think of a practical use case, the design shows the power of microservices in the data center.

Microservice architectures are the final stage of two different paths: virtualization and microsegmentation. Learning all about what they do and how they can benefit your organization is key to understanding where technology is headed in the next five years.

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Tom Hollingsworth

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