Gartner Research

Emerging Technology Analysis: Microservice Infrastructure

Published: 15 August 2017

ID: G00314993

Analyst(s): Anne Thomas , Fabrizio Biscotti


Microservices require new types of application infrastructure. Technology strategic planners should consider the implications of larger-scale adoption of microservice architecture and the need to expand their product portfolios.

Table Of Contents


  • Technology Description
    • Overarching Principles That Influence Microservice Infrastructure
    • Microservice Inner Architecture and Development Infrastructure
    • Microservice Runtime Infrastructure
    • Automation Toolchains
    • The Current State of Microservice Infrastructure
  • Technology Adoption
    • Factors That Will Drive Adoption
    • Factors That Will Inhibit Adoption
  • Technology Impact
    • Actions for the Next Six to 18 Months
  • References

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