Microservices Architectural Patterns

The idea of componentizing software was first popularized in the world of computing in 1960s. Modern day enterprise distributed systems are build based on this principle of encapsulating functionalities as software components which are consumed by applications to assemble business work flows. These software components which provide functionality to other applications are popularly termed as services. The composite applications that use services can be anything ranging from a mobile application, a web application, or a desktop application.

In a traditional world, applications are monolithic by nature. A monolithic application is composed of many components grouped into multiple tiers bundled together into ...

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