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Microservices: Building Scalable Software by David Gonzalez, Rajesh RV, Sourabh Sharma

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Limitation of monolithic architecture versus its solution with µServices

As we know, change is eternal. Humans always look for better solutions. This is how µServices became what it is today and it may evolve further in the future. Today, organizations are using agile methodologies to develop applications; it is a fast paced development environment and is also on a much larger scale after the invention of cloud and distributed technologies. Many argue that monolithic architecture could also serve a similar purpose and be aligned with agile methodologies, but µServices still provides a better solution to many aspects of production-ready applications.

To understand the design differences between monolithic and µServices, let's take an example of ...

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