June 26, 2019
Learn how microservices can help even the smallest projects remain agile with Practical Microservices, now in beta from pragprog.com/book/egmicro/.
Practical Microservices: Build Event-Driven Architectures with Event Sourcing and CQRS
Much ink has been spilled on the topic of microservices, but all of this writing fails to accurately identity what makes a system a monolith, define what microservices are, or give complete, practical examples, so you're probably left thinking they have nothing to offer you. You don't have to be at Google or Facebook scale to benefit from a microservice-based architecture. Microservices will keep even small and medium teams productive by keeping the pieces of your system focused and decoupled.
Discover the basics of message-based architectures, render the same state in different shapes to fit the task at hand, and learn what it is that makes something a monolith (it has nothing to do with how many machines you deploy to). Conserve resources by performing background jobs with microservices. Deploy specialized microservices for registration, authentication, payment processing, e-mail, and more. Tune your services by defining appropriate service boundaries. Deploy your services effectively for continuous integration. Master debugging techniques that work across different services. You'll finish with a deployable system and skills you can apply to your current project.
Add the responsiveness and flexibility of microservices to your project, no matter what the size or complexity.
Now available from pragprog.com/book/egmicro.
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