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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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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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