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RESTful Java Patterns and Best Practices by Bhakti Mehta

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REST and Micro Services

The dream of SOA has become a reality with the emergence of Micro Services architecture, which comprises breaking a monolithic application into sets of fine-grained services. We will now look at the different advantages of Micro Services as compared to monolithic services.

Simplicity

Instead of using the more complicated traditional enterprise, many developers are finding that building the same application using lightweight API services proves to be more resilient, scalable, and maintainable. This style is the Micro Services-based architecture. This is in contrast with approaches such as the legacy RPC approaches of CORBA and RMI, or the bulky Web Services protocols such as SOAP.

Isolation of problems

In the monolithic applications, ...

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