First of all, what is microservice? IT is a type of architecture that splits an application into multiple services with the fine-grained functionality that makes up the entire application. Each microservice will have different logical capabilities for your application. It is a more modern approach to the field of application architecture.
Microservices are a development method for designing a large-scale application in the form of a series of modular services. Every module supports a precise business goal and uses a simple, well-defined interface to communicate with other modules. In fact, although there is no “official” documentation on how to proceed, for many developers, this method has become essential for the creation of an enterprise application.
Thanks to its scalability, this architectural method is considered primarily ideal when you have to manage the compatibility with a range of platforms and peripherals, covering the web, the mobile, the IOT, or simply when you do not know which one.
What is the purpose of Microservices?
The basic purpose of its architecture is to solve the problems people encounter in single applications. It has been widely used, and some large sites have turned their single applications into microservices.
Microservices in healthcare
To upgrade healthcare modernization, microservice is the right way to go. Modernizing app development and accelerating the go to market time does seem like an attractive way to go.
For example, A portal of patients can be managed with multiple services and then scaled individually across different instances and sharing in a central database.
It would significantly cut the building cost of a portal, maintenance and also enable further scalability. Though, we have to keep in mind the security aspect as well. Moreover, this would enhance the data analysis, as it would enable data to process globally, consecutively correlating live with legacy and public data.
Some of the benefits of using a microservice architecture are:
- Developers only need to deal with small code bases compared to large code bases in a single application.
- The responsibilities of the developer will be more clear.
- The application’s technology stack can vary by it.
- Continuous delivery will become easier and frequent updates will speed up.
- Scalability is independent of each microservice.
- Data can be decentralized.
This year will be the year of microservices as it would enrich the analysis of data. Top healthcare pioneers and tech-giant have already discovered and started to use it. So what are you waiting for…
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