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My new O’Reilly training video: Event-Driven Microservices

I am super excited about my new training video that has just been published by O’Reilly: Event-Driven Microservices – a Pattern Language for Deployment, Communication, and Refactoring. The 4 hour 46 minute video presents a balanced view of the benefits and drawbacks of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “if you can’t build a well-structured monolith, what makes you think microservices is the answer?”

A couple of weeks ago at the DevNexus conference Simon Brown gave a keynote (slides) titled the “Modular Monolith”.  It was an interesting presentation and he made a number of good points. His final slide asked this excellent question: If you can’t … Continue reading

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Microxchg 2016: A pattern language for microservices

A couple of weeks ago, I spoke at the MicroXchg conference in Berlin. It is a small, two track conference that is just about microservices. Lots of great topics. In particular, it was nice to see that the discussion has moved beyond … Continue reading

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Microservice chassis pattern

Build your microservices using a microservice chassis, which is a framework that handles cross-cutting concerns When you build a microservice you must put in place the mechanisms to handle cross-cutting concerns such as logging, externalized configuration, health checks, metrics, service discovery, … Continue reading

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Microservices – more than just infrastructure

Originally posted on Eventuate.IO:
Matt Miller of Sequoia recently published a map of the microservices ecosystem. We have updated our @sequoia #microservices ecosystem map. Thank you for the feedback, please keep it coming! pic.twitter.com/U1kd7X58IE — Matt Miller (@mcmiller00) January…

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API Gateway pattern

Have a service that acts as the sole entry point into a microservices-based application Consider a mobile shopping application.  The product information that it needs to show to the user includes the description, price, reviews, recommendations and shipping information. The ownership of that data … Continue reading

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Microservices architecture pattern

Functionally decompose an enterprise server-side application into collection of services that can be developed, deployed and scaled independently A successful application typically grows in complexity as developers implement more and more features. At some point the application becomes so complex … Continue reading

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