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Microservices Software Architecture Approach By @Ruxit | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Going down microservice lane requires not just new applying a new style of software architecture

Microservices

This is aimed to be your one-stop-shop for everything microservices: Interesting posts and interesting people.

Microservices is a software architecture approach that propagates small (in terms of responsibility) and independent components instead of monolithic all-in-one components.

Introductory posts

http://martinfowler.com/tags/microservices.html
Martin Fowler is a software engineer, author and speaker. The website contains much more interesting content besides about just microservices. Knowing Martin Fowler is really the absolute basic in software development and architecture.

Microservices or the grumpy neckbeard
A short introduction to the topic with focus on implementation and interfaces.

SOA vs Microservices

Service oriented architecture. It shares the idea of separate services, and has been around for over a decade now. As opposed to microservices, it has the image of an enterprisey, heavy-weight methodology.

Microservices is SOA for those who know

Social media

Search Twitter for #microservices or have a look at our list: https://twitter.com/ruxit/lists/microservices

http://www.reddit.com/r/soa/

Join the discussion on Quora

http://www.quora.com/Microservices
What are some disadvantages of a microservice architecture?
Can I use a microservice approach for mobile development?
How is reporting implemented in a microservice architecture?
What is the difference between SOA and microservices?

Communities

Search Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/find/?allMeetups=false&keywords=microservices&radius=Infinity&sort=default

Related topics

We will provide digests to those topics in the future, and they will probably part of some of our future posts. For the time being, you might want to take a look into them yourself.

Domain Driven Design

This is about software architecture in general. In 2004, a book by the same title was published. Many ideas of this book can be seen as prerequisites for being able to apply microservices successfully. Most notably that of bounded contexts.

DevOps

Going down microservice lane requires not just new applying a new style of software architecture, it also requires a change of mind. The DevOps approach tries to be that.

REST

REST-style APIs are just one way to interface your microservices to the rest of the world.

Continuous Integration

Continuous integration aims to provide a toolchain that maintains a certain level of code quality by automatically running tests, collecting code metrics, etc.

Continuous deployment and Containers (Docker, LXC, …)

The goal of continuous deployment is to make publishing your changes as automated as possible and thus less error prone.

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