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3. Anatomy of a Microservice

Akos Hochrein1 
Berlin, Germany

Now that we have a vague idea of what a microservice looks like from a birds eye view, it is time for us to zoom in and take a look at a closer anatomy of various services and how they interact with each other internally. For an easy understanding of our architecture, we are going to focus on 3 major categories, so reasoning is a bit easier when talking about the entire system

Firstly, we are going to look at the dimension on where in your architecture a specific service can be located. We are going to examine 3 types:
  • Frontend services

  • Mixed services

  • Backend services

Let’s start ...

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