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Software Architecture with Python by Anand Balachandran Pillai

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Microservice architecture

Microservice architecture is an architectural style of developing a single application as a suite of small independent services, each running in its own process and communicating via lightweight mechanisms—typically, using HTTP protocol.

Microservices are independently deployable components, and usually have zero or minimalistic central management or configuration.

Microservices can be thought of as a specific implementation style for Service Oriented Architectures (SOA), where, instead of building a monolith application top-down, the application is built as a dynamic group of mutually interacting, independent services.

Traditionally, enterprise applications were built in a monolithic pattern, typically consisting of these ...

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