Understanding Microservices | MyThinkPond

tl;dr Understanding how we got here and the problem that it solves will help understand what Microservices is all about.

Understanding Microservices

A few months back, I gave a presentation at Leidos Cloud User Group on the topic of “Understanding Microservices”. To my astonishment, we had about 123 folks that attended the presentation. I felt that it’s best that I share this knowledge with the world. I have also created a short (and sweet) implementation of Microservices using JavaScript Cote.js library.

Understanding Microservices

Let’s get to it:


Bitbucket - Understanding Microservices

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About Venkatt Guhesan
Enterprise Software Architect currently working at DataDirect Networks developing a highly scalable monitoring solution called DDN Insight. My passions include all things Open Source including Linux (CentOS, Red Hat, Gentoo, Open Stack, Docker & Ubuntu), embedded ARM processors and microcontrollers (Arduino, UDOO, Cubieboard, BeagleBoard, OnionIO, TI's Zigbee). Coming from an Electrical and Computer Engineering background, working in developing and designing enterprise - distributed, highly scalable software requires a unique set of software skills with a good understanding of the hardware. This makes his work challenging and interesting. In his free time, he spends his time with his family and two children. He also enjoys researching on topics including - world ancient history and yoga. Visit the 'About' section for more details.
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