A microservice catalog simplifies cloud-native architecture by displaying all services in one place. A microservice catalog facilitates collaboration across organizational siloes, saves money by encouraging reuse, and tames the difficulty common to a shared service architecture.
As you mature in your microservice journey, the need to manage microservices from a central location will become clear. Part of the complexity of a microservice implementation is understanding who uses them, where they are running, and their impact.
This whitepaper explores the use of a microservice catalog. It covers the data managed, who uses it, and the different players in the market.