Taking a Design-Based Approach to Microservices
Date: This event took place live on April 19 2016
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.
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Microservices are taking the software engineering world by storm. This architectural style of decomposing applications into network-based services has been credited with increasing software delivery speed and improving scalability and resiliency at leading companies like Amazon and Netflix. With all the buzz around microservices, many organizations are jumping in with both feet. However, to succeed with a microservice architecture in the long run, you'll need to deal with the increasing complexity of your microservice-based software system as it grows. Taking a design-based approach from the outset will help you scale up more smoothly and establish a sustainable implementation.
Join this webcast to learn the design principles, architectural practices and organizational considerations that will help you succeed with microservices over the long term. You'll walk away from this discussion with ideas and guidelines that will help you reap the benefits of a microservice architecture while avoiding its potential pitfalls.
About Mike Amundsen, Director of Architecture, API Academy – CA Technologies
An internationally known author and lecturer, Mike Amundsen travels throughout the world consulting and speaking on a wide range of topics including distributed network architecture, Web application development, and other subjects.
In his role of Director of Architecture for the API Academy, Amundsen heads up the API Architecture and Design Practice in North America. He is responsible for working with companies to provide insight on how best to capitalize on the myriad opportunities APIs present to both consumers and the enterprise.
Amundsen has authored numerous books and papers on programming over the last 15 years. His most recent book is a collaboration with Leonard Richardson titled "RESTful Web APIs" published in 2013. His 2011 book, "Building Hypermedia APIs with HTML5 and Node," is an oft-cited reference on building adaptable Web applications.
About Matt McLarty, VP, API Academy – CA Technologies
Matt McLarty is an experienced software architect who leads the API Academy for CA Technologies. He works closely with organizations on designing and implementing innovative, enterprise-grade microservice and API solutions. Matt has worked extensively in the field of integration and real-time transaction processing for software vendors and clients alike.