Chapter 2. Building microservices with Spring Boot

This chapter covers

  • Learning the key characteristics of a microservice
  • Understanding how microservices fit into a cloud architecture
  • Decomposing a business domain into a set of microservices
  • Implementing a simple microservice using Spring Boot
  • Understanding the perspectives for building microservice-based applications
  • Learning when not to use microservices

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