The 5 Core Components of an Internal Developer Platform (IDP)

The 5 Core Components of an Internal Developer Platform (IDP) #

An Internal Developer Platform (IDP) - whether it’s a home-made internal solution or a solution offered in an as-a-service model - should be built around 5 Core Components. This section explains all of these Components in in more detail. The 5 Core Components are:

Core Component Short Description
Application Configuration Management Manage application configuration in a scalable and reliable way
Infrastructure Orchestration Integrate with your existing and future infrastructure
Environment Management Enable developers to create new environments whenever needed
Deployment Management Implement a Continuous Delivery or even Continuous Deployment (CD) approach
Role-Based Access Control Manage who can do what in a scalable way