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Practical Microservices by Umesh Ram Sharma

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Orchestration

As the name suggests, this pattern is derived by one entity, like the conductor in an orchestra. The conductor's work is to ask the services to work as the signals, and the services will respond to that. Think of a team of musicians who are asked to perform. Everyone knows their jobs and will do it well, but how do they all know what beat or string to play at what time? With the hand flow of the conductor, each musician knows when to play which instrument, and it becomes a performance.

The same concept is applied here in the microservices pattern. There will be a mediator service that will act as the brain or conductor of the ...

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