Cloud-native technology is a set of practices that enables an application to take full advantage of the cloud computing model. Cloud-native applications are designed to be scalable, resilient, and able to run anywhere—on-premises, in the cloud, or in a hybrid environment.
Some of the key features of cloud-native technology are:
1. Containerization: Packaging an application into a container so that it can run on any platform that supports containers.
2. Microservices: Breaking an application into small, independent services that can be deployed and scaled independently.
3. Declarative configuration: Describing the desired state of an application in a configuration file, rather than writing code to manage the application’s state.
4. Automated build and deployment: Automating the process of building, testing, and deploying an application.
5. DevOps: A culture and set of practices that emphasize collaboration, communication, and automation in the software development and delivery process.
Advantages of cloud-native technology include:
1. Increased agility: The ability to rapidly deploy new features and updates.
2. Better resource utilization: More efficient use of resources, leading to lower costs.
3. Improved scalability: The ability to easily scale an application up or down to meet changing demand.
4. Greater resilience: The ability to recover quickly from failures and outages.
5. Increased portability: The ability to run an application on any cloud or on-premises platform.
Prices for cloud-native technology vary depending on the specific products and services used. Some cloud-native products and services are available for free, while others are available on a pay-as-you-go basis.