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Why you should use microservices

So you’re sitting on hundreds of thousands of lines of legacy C++. Oh, who are we trying to kid? It’s millions of lines of Vectran, a short-lived Fortran variant created by IBM in the ’70s. But hey, if it ain’t … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Microservices need to honor contracts

“The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.” Archilochus said in 700 B.C. Centuries later, Unix was developed using similar philosophy: “Do one thing and do it well.” Derived on the same principles, microservices aim to deliver specific functionality … Continue reading

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What are Microservices?

Developers are finding a new way to create apps and programs – here’s a quick look at how microservices work, and what it means for IT shops and their development operations. InfoWorld Cloud Computing

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Review: Microsoft masters microservices

Many businesses either have implemented or claim to be implementing microservice architectures, for better or for worse. Microservice architectures give you strong module boundaries, independent deployment and independent scaling of lightweight pieces, isolation of concerns, and the opportunity to use … Continue reading

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Why monolithic apps are often better than microservices

Sinclair is CEO and cofounder of Apprenda, a leader in enterprise Platform as a Service. With all of the talk these days about microservices and distributed applications, monolithic applications have become the scourge of cloud systems design. Normally, when a new … Continue reading

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