Microservice use cases

A microservice is not a silver bullet and will not solve all the architectural challenges of today's world. There is no hard-and-fast rule or rigid guideline on when to use microservices.

Microservices may not fit in each and every use case. The success of microservices largely depends on the selection of use cases. The first and the foremost activity is to do a litmus test of the use case against the microservices' benefits. The litmus test must cover all the microservices' benefits we discussed earlier in this chapter. For a given use case, if there are no quantifiable benefits or the cost outweighs the benefits, then the use case may not be the right choice for microservices.

Let's discuss some commonly used scenarios that ...

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