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5. Microservices Architecture and Design

Shivakumar R Goniwada1  
Bangalore, India

Microservices are an architectural style for developing a single application as a set of domain services. Each service runs its process. The services communicate with clients and other services through synchronous and asynchronous protocols.

The microservices are highly maintainable, testable, loosely coupled, independently deployable, organized around business capabilities, and most important owned by a small team. This enables the rapid, frequent, and reliable delivery of large, ...

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