Category: Microservices

Domain Services: The Next Evolution of Microservices

The microservices era has been good for software architecture. I remember when the idea of multiple databases was punishable by death. But, the over-focus on micro has detracted from the true benefits of microservices which are about improving the quality and speed of development. Over the past couple of years, I’ve seen organizations referring to microservices as Domain

Monorepos

Monorepository is a hot topic at the table. Though the concept first appeared about a decade ago, it took so many years for this tool to evolve at a large scale. You would be amazed to know that Google was among the very first companies that embraced this approach along with all its downsides. A

Pragmatic Microservices

Nowadays, Microservices is one of the most popular buzz-words in the field of software architecture. There are quite a lot of learning materials on the fundamentals and the benefits of microservices, but there are very few resources on how you can use microservices in the real world enterprise scenarios. In this post, I’m planning to

Design Patterns for Microservice Architecture – Geode

The Geode pattern involves deploying a collection of backend services into a set of geographical nodes, each of which can service any request for any client in any region. This pattern allows serving requests in an active-active style, improving latency and increasing availability by distributing request processing around the globe. Context and problem Many large-scale services have specific

Design Patterns for Microservice Architecture – Health Endpoint Monitoring

Implement functional checks in an application that external tools can access through exposed endpoints at regular intervals. This can help to verify that applications and services are performing correctly. Context and problem It’s a good practice, and often a business requirement, to monitor web applications and back-end services, to ensure they’re available and performing correctly.
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