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Practical Microservices by Umesh Ram Sharma

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Evolving the Existing System

Up until now, we have heard a lot about microservices. In plain English, we can say that it's a way to break a large system into smaller subsystems in order to try and make the system as a whole work more efficiently. It should be easier to build and maintain. As much as it sounds good, at the same time, it is a challenge to break up any platform into a microservice pattern. It doesn't matter whether you are building it from scratch or migrating from a monolithic to a microservice architecture, it takes a lot of time, effort, expertise, and research to do so.

Say you have had a successful monolithic application, running for the last few years: Why would you want to change it? You are using it for a business, and ...

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