In this guide we outline the tools, practices and cultural dynamics that are common to most cloud native environments. We also define cloud native applications, outline their features and review the cloud native tool chest.
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Cloud native, as most other technologies in the IT landscape, is driven by the demands for speed and agility placed on the modern software delivery life cycle.
Modern applications need to evolve quickly to meet changing customer demands or gain competitive advantages with innovative new features. Cloud native practices and tools allow organizations to do just that.
Cloud native is a continuously evolving concept as new tools are developed and new practices take root in today's fast-moving IT landscape. We can, however identify a baseline set of tools and practices that are common to most cloud native architectures.