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The Twelve-Factor App

Posted on March 18, 2018 by Ernesto Garbarino

The Twelve-Factor App is a methodology for software as a service applications published by Heroku in 2011 which describes the best practices for software written against their platform. Many in the industry equate 12 Factor App with Cloud Native but the former is silent on many aspects intrinsic to modern cloud native architectures such as immutability, zero down-time deployments, self-healing and so on. [ More ]