Category Archives: microservices

Microservices training at Healthesystems in Tampa, FL

Earlier this year, I taught three microservices training classes at Healthesystems. They are a Tampa, FL based company that is migrating their large, complex monolithic application to a microservices architecture.  They have invested heavily in bringing outside expertise to help with the … Continue reading

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Microservices training and good food in Lisle, IL

Last week, I spent 4 days in Lisle, IL teaching a condensed version of my hands on 5 day microservices class. You are probably wondering where and what is Lisle, IL? That was my reaction when the client told me the … Continue reading

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There are no silver bullets

Earlier this year, I wrote a blog post for O’Reilly describing my motivations for creating the microservices pattern language. It begins with: Back in 1986, Fred Brooks, author of The Mythical Man-Month, said that in software engineering, there are no silver … Continue reading

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Upcoming microservices public training classes

Over the next couple of months I am teaching a couple of public, 1 day  microservices training classes: April 28th, Oakland, CA – information and registration May 15th, San Francisco – information and registration This is what the class covers: A … Continue reading

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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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