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SP 800-180 (DRAFT)

NIST Definition of Microservices, Application Containers and System Virtual Machines

Date Published: February 2016
Comments Due: March 18, 2016 (public comment period is CLOSED)
Email Questions to: sec-cloudcomputing@nist.gov

Author(s)

Anil Karmel (C2 Labs), Ramaswamy Chandramouli (NIST), Michaela Iorga (NIST)

Announcement

NIST requests public comments on Draft SP 800-180, NIST Definition of Microservices, Application Containers and System Virtual Machines. This document serves to provide a NIST-standard definition to application containers, microservices which reside in application containers and system virtual machines. Furthermore, this document explains the similarities and differences between a Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Microservices as well as the similarities and differences between System Virtual Machines and Application Containers.

Abstract

Keywords

System Virtual Machines; Microservices; Application Containers; Services Oriented Architecture
Control Families

None selected

Documentation

Publication:
Draft SP 800-180

Supplemental Material:
Comment Template (xls)

Topics

Technologies
cloud & virtualization

Laws and Regulations
OMB Circular A-130