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Practical Microservices by Umesh Ram Sharma

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Example of successful migration

Netflix is one of the big shots that has stepped into microservices from the traditional monolithic application in 2009. They were so amazed with their learning that they shared the experience at each step of this journey with the world. Today, Netflix has roughly 800+ microservices running, which serve around 2 billion requests daily, resulting in 20 billion internal API hits in these microservices.

When Netflix started moving from a monolithic to a microservices architecture, the term "microservices" wasn't around. Initially, Netflix used to have a big monolithic application; they started with moving the movie encoding code base, a non-customer-facing application, to small new microservices. This is the best ...

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