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Microservices: Flexible Software Architecture by Eberhard Wolff

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Preface

Although “microservices” is a new term, the concepts that it represents have been around for long time. In 2006, Werner Vogels (CTO at Amazon) gave a talk at the JAOO conference presenting the Amazon Cloud and Amazon’s partner model. In his talk he mentioned the CAP theorem, today the basis for NoSQL. In addition, he spoke about small teams that develop and run services with their own databases. Today this structure is called DevOps, and the architecture is known as micro services.

Later I was asked to develop a strategy for a client that would enable them to integrate modern technologies into their existing application. After a few attempts to integrate the new technologies directly into the legacy code, we finally built a new application ...

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