Principles of Microservices
There has been lots of buzz around Microservices over the last year, but there has often been a lack of clarity as to what Microservices are, or how to implement them well. I've been working to distill down the principles of Microservices to help ensure that we don't just end up repeating the mistakes we made during the last 20 years of service oriented architecture. I'll talk about the history of where Microservices came from, what they are, the benefits and downsides, and the core principles to stick to do to them well.
Sam Newman is a technologist at ThoughtWorks, where he currently splits his time between encouraging and sharing innovation globally and helping design and build their internal systems. He has worked with a variety of companies in multiple domains around the world, often with one foot in the developer world, and another in the IT operations space. If you asked him what he does, he'd say 'I work with people to build better software systems'. He has written articles, presented at conferences, and sporadically commits to open source projects. He is currently writing a book, Building Microservices, which is availablein early access form now, and dead tree version very.